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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jar  \Jar\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jarred};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {jarring}.]  [Cf.  OE  charken  to  creak,  AS  cearcian  to  gnash, 
  F.  jars  a  gander,  L.  garrire  to  chatter,  prate,  OHG.  kerran 
  to  chatter,  croak,  G.  quarren  to  grumble,  and  E.  jargon, 
  ajar.] 
  1.  To  give  forth  a  rudely  quivering  or  tremulous  sound;  to 
  sound  harshly  or  discordantly;  as  the  notes  jarred  on  my 
  ears. 
 
  When  such  strings  jar,  what  hope  of  harmony  ? 
  --Shak. 
 
  A  string  may  jar  in  the  best  master's  hand. 
  --Roscommon. 
 
  2.  To  act  in  opposition  or  disagreement;  to  clash;  to 
  interfere;  to  quarrel;  to  dispute. 
 
  When  those  renowned  noble  peers  Greece  Through 
  stubborn  pride  among  themselves  did  jar.  --Spenser. 
 
  For  orders  and  degrees  Jar  not  with  liberty,  but 
  well  consist.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jar  \Jar\,  n.  [See  {Ajar}.] 
  A  turn.  [Only  in  phrase.] 
 
  {On  the  jar},  on  the  turn,  ajar,  as  a  door. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jar  \Jar\,  n.  [F.  jarre,  Sp  jarra,  from  Ar  jarrah  ewer;  cf 
  Pers.  jarrah.] 
  1.  A  deep,  broad-mouthed  vessel  of  earthenware  or  glass,  for 
  holding  fruit,  preserves,  etc.,  or  for  ornamental 
  purposes;  as  a  jar  of  honey;  a  rose  jar.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  The  measure  of  what  is  contained  in  a  jar;  as  a  jar  of 
  oil;  a  jar  of  preserves. 
 
  {Bell  jar},  {Leyden  jar}.  See  in  the  Vocabulary. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jar  \Jar\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  cause  a  short,  tremulous  motion  of  to  cause  to 
  tremble,  as  by  a  sudden  shock  or  blow;  to  shake;  to  shock; 
  as  to  jar  the  earth;  to  jar  one's  faith. 
 
  2.  To  tick;  to  beat  to  mark  or  tell  off  [Obs.] 
 
  My  thoughts  are  minutes,  and  with  sighs  they  jar 
  Their  watches  on  unto  mine  eyes.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jar  \Jar\,  n. 
  1.  A  rattling,  tremulous  vibration  or  shock;  a  shake;  a  harsh 
  sound;  a  discord;  as  the  jar  of  a  train;  the  jar  of  harsh 
  sounds. 
 
  2.  Clash  of  interest  or  opinions;  collision;  discord;  debate; 
  slight  disagreement. 
 
  And  yet  his  peace  is  but  continual  jar.  --Spenser. 
 
  Cease,  cease  these  jars,  and  rest  your  minds  in 
  peace.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  A  regular  vibration,  as  of  a  pendulum. 
 
  I  love  thee  not  a  jar  of  the  clock.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  pl  In  deep  well  boring,  a  device  resembling  two  long 
  chain  links,  for  connecting  a  percussion  drill  to  the  rod 
  or  rope  which  works  it  so  that  the  drill  is  driven  down 
  by  impact  and  is  jerked  loose  when  jammed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jar 
  n  1:  a  wide-mouthed  vessel  (usually  cylindrical)  without  handles 
  2:  the  quantity  contained  in  a  jar;  "he  drank  a  jar  of  beer" 
  [syn:  {jarful}] 
  3:  a  sudden  impact;  "the  door  closed  with  a  jolt"  [syn:  {jolt}, 
  {jounce}] 
  v  1:  be  incompatible;  be  or  come  into  conflict;  "These  colors 
  clash"  [syn:  {clash},  {collide}] 
  2:  move  or  cause  to  move  with  a  sudden  jerky  motion  [syn:  {jolt}] 
  3:  shock  physically;  "George  was  shaken  up  in  the  Tech  game" 
  [syn:  {shake  up},  {bump  around}] 
  4:  place  in  a  jar 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  jar 
 
  {Java  archive} 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  JAR 
  Java  Archive  (Java) 
 
 




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