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Definitions of jar

  1. shock physically; " Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
  2. be incompatible; be or come into conflict; " These colors clash"
  3. a vessel ( usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  4. a sudden impact; " the door closed with a jolt"
  5. the quantity contained in a jar; " he drank a jar of beer"
  6. place in a jar
  7. affect in a disagreeable way; " This play jarred the audience"
  8. move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
  9. place in a cylindrical vessel; " jar the jam"
  10. A turn. [ Only in phrase.]
  11. 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.
  12. The measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of oil; a jar of preserves.
  13. To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears.
  14. To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
  15. 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.
  16. To tick; to beat; to mark or tell off.
  17. A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds.
  18. Clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; slight disagreement.
  19. A regular vibration, as of a pendulum.
  20. 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.
  21. A deep, broad- mouthed vessel of earthenware or glass; a shake produced by a sudden shock; jolt; harsh sound; conflict of opinion or interest.
  22. To cause to shake by a sudden shock; jolt.
  23. Give out a harsh sound; to have a disagreeable effect.
  24. Jarred.
  25. Jarring.
  26. To make a harsh discordant sound: to quarrel: to be inconsistent.
  27. To shake:- pr. p. jarr'ing; pa. p. jarred.
  28. A harsh rattling sound: clash of interests or opinions: discord.
  29. JARRINGLY.
  30. An earthen or glass bottle with a wide mouth: a measure.
  31. A shaking; discord; vessel of glass or earthenware.
  32. To clash; quarrel; be inconsistent.
  33. To shake.
  34. To cause to tremble or shake; agitate.
  35. To rattle.
  36. To clash; conflict.
  37. To shake or tremble.
  38. A shaking, as from a sudden shock.
  39. A discordant sound; discord; strife.
  40. A deep, wide mouthed vessel of earthenware or glass.
  41. A rattling vibration of sound; a harsh sound; clash of interests or opinions; discord; debate; repetition of the noise made by the pendulum of a clock.
  42. A vessel made of earth or glass; what a jar holds.
  43. To shake; to cause to tremble; to cause a short tremulous motion in.
  44. To sound harshly or discordantly; to be inconsistent; to clash; to quarrel; to vibrate regularly; to repeat the same sound.
  45. An earthenware pot or vessel of variable shape and dimensions.
  46. A harsh rattling vibration of sound; harsh vibration or sensation; a quarrel; a clash of interests or opinions.
  47. To strike or shake with a kind of short rattle; to sound untunably; to strike or sound harshly or discordantly; to clash; to quarrel or dispute.
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Quotes of jar

  1. I'm going to move on and do other things. My life isn't going to be about Jar Jar Binks. – Ahmed Best
  2. I have the heart of a child. I keep it in a jar on my shelf. – Robert Bloch
  3. No, Jar Jar Binks was fine by me but probably went on a little bit too long. When they were in trouble and were battling, it should have been more serious and it became a bit too silly. – Jeremy Bulloch
  4. Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main -spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms. – George Byron
  5. At a certain point my novels set. They set just as hard as that jam jar And then I know they are finished. – Ivy Compton-Burnett
  6. Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make life so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce. – Natalie Goldberg
  7. People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them I have the heart of a small boy... and I keep it in a jar on my desk. – Stephen King
  8. It is not secret here in Congress we have not had the discipline in many instances to keep our hands out of the cookie jar of Social Security. Now to stop this I propose that in the future that Congress cannot get its hands on the money in the first place. – Jeff Miller
  9. Mmm, I love Yoda. I didn't like Jar Jar Binks though, he was all wrong. – Gail Porter
  10. I read The Bell Jar and then I read her memoir and her diaries, and a third book, an outside opinion. Just the way she made the pillows so neat on the oven door. It just seems to be the opposite of, if you're going to take your life, in a horrible rage it happens. – Paul Westerberg
  11. Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds. – Zig Ziglar

Usage examples for jar

  1. Trigger put the jar down on a table. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  2. For this reason, cheese should never be placed in a tightly covered dish or jar – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  3. Now dey jes' sont me down for two buckets o' water to fill dat ol' jar we useter hab settin' out here on de po'ch. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  4. The jar was gone! – Black-Eyed Susan by Ethel Calvert Phillips
  5. On her writing- table she had always a vase of fresh flowers, and another on her dressing- table, and a jar of tall ferns in the grate. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  6. A small jar of White Vaselin. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  7. A jar of preserved fruit was brought forth. – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  8. It was early evening, and the women were coming each with a water- jar on her shoulder, to draw water. – Child's Story of the Bible by Mary A. Lathbury
  9. That old preacher gave me a pretty hard jar – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  10. It is only when a tree is unsound at heart that the snapping of a wolf can jar it. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  11. Glyddyr had heard no splash of oars, nor the light jar of a boat touching his yacht side, but that voice made him start to his feet, and stand grinding his teeth. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  12. There were flowers in a tall jar on the table and a fire on the broad hearth. – The Man Thou Gavest by Harriet T. Comstock
  13. " Thanks, thanks, my child," said the old man, feeling for the neck of the jar – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. The king gets this from the monk, but has to return it when he gets another jar which is full of sticks and stones. – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  15. Then the latch slipped back with a jar that sounded horribly loud, and she waited, trembling and trying to keep calm. – The Lure of the North by Harold Bindloss
  16. Now, if you’ ve any kindness for me, sir, let go that jar and don’ t be seen with me. – The Car of Destiny by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  17. Changed the former into the pie- dish and the latter into the glass jar to make sure that the difference in size was not due to larger space. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  18. The captain, in the bow, moved on his water- jar and sat erect. – Men, Women, and Boats by Stephen Crane
  19. And she took up his pipe and tobacco- jar to offer them. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. She paused, turning the blue jar in her hand. – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt

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