jar


jar
jar
jar1 [jär]
vi.
jarred, jarring [ult. echoic]
1. to make a harsh sound or a discord; grate
2. to have a harsh, irritating effect (on one)
3. to shake or vibrate from a sudden impact
4. to clash, disagree, or quarrel sharply
vt.
1. to make vibrate or shake by sudden impact
2. to cause to give a harsh or discordant sound
3. to jolt or shock
n.
1. a harsh, grating sound; discord
2. a vibration due to a sudden impact
3. a jolt or shock
4. a sharp clash, disagreement, or quarrel
jar2 [järfool΄jär]
n.
[ME jarre < Fr jarre < OProv or Sp jarra < Ar jarrah, earthen water container]
1. a container made of glass, stone, earthenware, etc., usually cylindrical, with a large opening and no spout: some jars have handles
2. as much as a jar will hold: also jarful [järfool΄]
jar3 [jär]
n.
[see AJAR1]
Archaic a turn: now only in the phrase on the jar, ajar; partly open

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