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Noun: jar  jaa(r)
  1. A vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
     
  2. The quantity contained in a jar
    "he drank a jar of beer";
    - jarful
     
  3. A sudden jarring impact
    "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers";
    - jolt, jounce, shock
Verb: jar (jarred,jarring)  jaa(r)
  1. Be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    "These colours jar";
    - clash, collide
     
  2. Move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
    - jolt
     
  3. Shock physically
    - shake up, bump around
     
  4. Affect in a disagreeable way
    "This play jarred the audience"
     
  5. Place in a cylindrical vessel
    "jar the jam"

Derived forms: jarred, jarring, jars

Type of: affect, blow, bump, conflict, containerful, displace, impress, lay, move, place, pose, position, put, set, strike, vessel

Encyclopedia: Jar, Norway