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  4  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]: 
 
  Jarring  \Jar"ring\,  a.  [See  {Jar.}] 
  Shaking;  disturbing;  discordant.  ``A  jarring  sound.'' 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jarring  \Jar"ring\  n. 
  1.  A  shaking;  a  tremulous  motion;  as  the  jarring  of  a 
  steamship,  caused  by  its  engines. 
 
  2.  Discord;  a  clashing  of  interests.  ``Endless  jarrings  and 
  immortal  hate.''  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jarring 
  adj  1:  making  or  causing  a  harsh  and  irritating  sound;  "the  jarring 
  noise  of  the  iron  gate  scraping  on  the  sidewalk" 
  2:  characterized  by  rough  motion;  "a  bumpy  ride"  [syn:  {bumpy}, 
  {jolting},  {jolty}] 




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