Associations to the word «Jar»

Pictures for the word «Jar»


JAR, noun. A small, approximately cylindrical container, normally made of glass or clay, for holding fruit, preserves, etc., or for ornamental purposes.
JAR, noun. A shake.
JAR, noun. A sense of alarm or dismay.
JAR, noun. (now rare) Discord, contention; quarrelling.
JAR, verb. (transitive) To knock or strike sharply.
JAR, verb. (transitive) To shock or surprise.
JAR, verb. (of the form, style, appearance, etc. of people and things) To look strangely different; to stand out awkwardly from its surroundings; to be incongruent.
JAR, verb. To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly.
JAR, verb. To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
JAR, noun. (computing) (Java programming language) Initialism of Java ARchive.

Dictionary definition

JAR, noun. A vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles.
JAR, noun. The quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer".
JAR, noun. A sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers".
JAR, verb. Be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash".
JAR, verb. Move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion.
JAR, verb. Shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game".
JAR, verb. Affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience".
JAR, verb. Place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam".

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