Found 3 items, similar to jar.
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English → English
n 1: a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without
2: the quantity contained in a jar; “he drank a jar of beer”
3: a sudden impact; “the door closed with a jolt”
v 1: be incompatible; be or come into conflict; “These colors
2: move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion [syn: jolt
3: shock physically; “Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game”
[syn: shake up
, bump around
4: affect in a disagreeable way; “This play jarred the
5: place in a cylindrical vessel; “jar the jam”
English → English
(j[aum]r), n. [See Ajar
Note: [Only in phrase.]
On the jar
, on the turn, ajar, as a door.
, 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.
(j[aum]r), 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.
, Leyden jar
. See in the Vocabulary.
1. A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh
sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh
2. Clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate;
And yet his peace is but continual jar. --Spenser.
Cease, cease these jars, and rest your minds in
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.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jarred
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [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,
1. To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to
sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my
When such strings jar, what hope of harmony ?
A string may jar in the best master's hand.
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.
For orders and degrees
Jar not with liberty, but well consist. --Milton.