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jar 1

 (jär)
n.
1. A cylindrical glass or earthenware vessel with a wide mouth and usually no handles.
2. The amount that a jar can hold.
3. Chiefly British A glass of beer.
tr.v. jarred, jar·ring, jars
To put into a jar.

[Middle English jarre, a liquid measure, from Old French (from Provençal jarra) and from Medieval Latin jarra, both from Arabic jarra, earthen jar, from jarra, to draw, pull; see grr in Semitic roots.]

jar′ful′ n.

jar 2

 (jär)
v. jarred, jar·ring, jars
v.intr.
1.
a. To cause shaking or vibrations: The ride over the old road was jarring.
b. To shake or vibrate from an impact or impacts: "The gallery jarred with a quick, heavy tramp" (Robert Louis Stevenson).
2. To be disturbing or irritating; grate: The incessant talking jarred on my nerves.
3. To be out of harmony; clash or conflict: The curtains jar with the rest of the room.
v.tr.
1. To cause to shake or vibrate from impact: The ride on the donkey jarred my bones.
2. To startle or unsettle; shock: The alarm jarred him out of sleep.
n.
A jolt; a shock.

[Perhaps of imitative origin.]

jar′ring·ly adv.

jar

(dʒɑː)
n
1. a wide-mouthed container that is usually cylindrical, made of glass or earthenware, and without handles
2. Also: jarful the contents or quantity contained in a jar
3. informal Brit a glass of alcoholic drink, esp beer: to have a jar with someone.
4. (Electrical Engineering) obsolete a measure of electrical capacitance
[C16: from Old French jarre, from Old Provençal jarra, from Arabic jarrah large earthen vessel]

jar

(dʒɑː)
vb, jars, jarring or jarred
1. to vibrate or cause to vibrate
2. to make or cause to make a harsh discordant sound
3. (often foll by on) to have a disturbing or painful effect (on the nerves, mind, etc)
4. (intr) to disagree; clash
n
5. a jolt or shock
6. a harsh discordant sound
[C16: probably of imitative origin; compare Old English cearran to creak]
ˈjarring adj
ˈjarringly adv

jar

(dʒɑː)
n
on a jar on the jar (of a door) slightly open; ajar
[C17 (in the sense: turn): from earlier char, from Old English cierran to turn; see ajar1]

jar1

(dʒɑr)

n.
1. a broad-mouthed container, usu. cylindrical and of glass or earthenware.
2. the quantity such a container can hold.
[1585–95; < Middle French jarre < Old Provençal jarra < Arabic jarrah earthen water vessel]

jar2

(dʒɑr)

v. jarred, jar•ring,
n. v.t.
1. to have a sudden and unpleasant effect on: The sudden noise jarred me.
2. to cause to vibrate or shake: The explosion jarred several buildings.
3. to cause to sound discordantly.
v.i.
4. to have a harshly unpleasant or perturbing effect on one's nerves, feelings, etc.
5. to produce a harsh, grating sound; sound discordantly.
6. to vibrate or shake; rattle.
7. to conflict, clash, or disagree.
n.
8. a jolt or shake, as from concussion.
9. a sudden unpleasant effect upon the mind, feelings, or senses; shock.
10. a harsh sound.
11. a quarrel or disagreement, esp. a minor one.
[1520–30; probably imitative; compare chirr]
jar′ring•ly, adv.

jar3

(dʒɑr)

n.
Archaic. a turn or turning.
Idioms:
on the jar, partly opened; ajar.
[1665–75; alter. of char3; compare ajar2]

jar


Past participle: jarred
Gerund: jarring

Imperative
jar
jar
Present
I jar
you jar
he/she/it jars
we jar
you jar
they jar
Preterite
I jarred
you jarred
he/she/it jarred
we jarred
you jarred
they jarred
Present Continuous
I am jarring
you are jarring
he/she/it is jarring
we are jarring
you are jarring
they are jarring
Present Perfect
I have jarred
you have jarred
he/she/it has jarred
we have jarred
you have jarred
they have jarred
Past Continuous
I was jarring
you were jarring
he/she/it was jarring
we were jarring
you were jarring
they were jarring
Past Perfect
I had jarred
you had jarred
he/she/it had jarred
we had jarred
you had jarred
they had jarred
Future
I will jar
you will jar
he/she/it will jar
we will jar
you will jar
they will jar
Future Perfect
I will have jarred
you will have jarred
he/she/it will have jarred
we will have jarred
you will have jarred
they will have jarred
Future Continuous
I will be jarring
you will be jarring
he/she/it will be jarring
we will be jarring
you will be jarring
they will be jarring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jarring
you have been jarring
he/she/it has been jarring
we have been jarring
you have been jarring
they have been jarring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jarring
you will have been jarring
he/she/it will have been jarring
we will have been jarring
you will have been jarring
they will have been jarring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jarring
you had been jarring
he/she/it had been jarring
we had been jarring
you had been jarring
they had been jarring
Conditional
I would jar
you would jar
he/she/it would jar
we would jar
you would jar
they would jar
Past Conditional
I would have jarred
you would have jarred
he/she/it would have jarred
we would have jarred
you would have jarred
they would have jarred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jar - a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handlesjar - a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
amphora - an ancient jar with two handles and a narrow neck; used to hold oil or wine
beaker - a flatbottomed jar made of glass or plastic; used for chemistry
canopic jar, canopic vase - a jar used in ancient Egypt to contain entrails of an embalmed body
cookie jar, cooky jar - a jar in which cookies are kept (and sometimes money is hidden)
earthenware jar, crock - an earthen jar (made of baked clay)
cruse - small jar; holds liquid (oil or water)
jamjar, jampot - a jar for holding jellies or preserves
lid - a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.; "he raised the piano lid"
Mason jar - a glass jar with an air-tight screw top; used in home canning
mouth - the opening of a jar or bottle; "the jar had a wide mouth"
vase - an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
2.jar - the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
3.jar - a sudden jarring impactjar - a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
blow, bump - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
Verb1.jar - be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash"
conflict - be in conflict; "The two proposals conflict!"
2.jar - move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
3.jar - shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
4.jar - affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"
impress, strike, affect, move - have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
5.jar - place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

jar

1
noun pot, container, flask, receptacle, vessel, drum, vase, jug, pitcher, urn, crock, canister, repository, decanter, carafe, flagon We saved each season's harvest in clear glass jars.

jar

2
verb
1. (usually with on) irritate, grind, clash, annoy, offend, rattle, gall, nettle, jangle, irk, grate on, get on your nerves (informal), nark (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), piss you off (taboo slang), discompose The least bit of discord seemed to jar on his nerves.
2. (sometimes with with) clash, conflict, contrast, differ, disagree, interfere, contend, collide, oppose They had always been complementary and their temperaments seldom jarred.
3. jolt, rock, shake, disturb, bump, rattle, grate, agitate, vibrate, rasp, convulse The impact jarred his arm, right up to the shoulder.
noun
1. drink, cup, glass, taste, swallow, sip, draught, gulp, swig (informal), snifter (informal) a few jars of their favourite tipple

jar

verb
To fail to be in accord:
Idiom: go counter to.
noun
Violent forcible contact between two or more things:
Translations
بَرْطَمَانٌجَرَّهيُحْدِثُ صَوْتا مُزْعِجايَصْدُم ، يُثير الأعصاب
skleniceskřípatdžbánrozrušit
krukkerysteskurre=-krukke
lasipurkkipurkkiruukkutölkki
staklenkategla
koma illa viîkrukkanísta
(아가리가 넓은) 병
burkagriezīgi skanētsatricinātsatriekt
pohár na zaváranie
vrč
burk
เหยือก
kavanozkötü etkilemeksarsmakbozuk ve çatlak ses çıkartmakçömlek
lọ

jar

1 [dʒɑːʳ] N (= container) → tarro m, bote m; (= jug) (gen) → jarra f; (large) → tinaja f
to have a jartomar un trago or una copa

jar

2 [dʒɑːʳ]
A. N
1. (= jolt) → sacudida f, choque m
2. (fig) (= shock) → conmoción f, sorpresa f desagradable
it gave me a jarme dejó de piedra
B. VT
1. (= jog) → tocar
he must have jarred the cameraha debido de mover la cámara
somebody jarred my elbowalguien me dio en el codo
2. (= shake) → sacudir, hacer vibrar
I've jarred my backme he lastimado la espalda
3. (fig) → afectar, impresionar
C. VI (= clash) [colours, sounds] → desentonar; [opinions] → chocar (with con) to jar on sb's nervesponer a algn los nervios de punta
to jar on sb's earslastimar a algn el oído

jar

[ˈdʒɑːr]
n
(= glass container) → bocal m
an empty jar → un bocal vide
[jam, honey] → pot m; [coffee] → pot m
a jar of honey → un pot de miel
vi
(= clash) [colours, styles] → détonner, jurer
The contrasting styles jarred → Les styles très différents détonnaient.
to jar with sth → jurer avec qch
(= be disturbing) [words, treatment] → heurter
(= shake) → vibrer
vt
(= hurt) to jar one's shoulder → se faire mal à l'épaule
jar on
vt fus (= sound unpleasant to) [+ person] → agacer
Sometimes a light remark jarred on her father → Parfois une légère remarque agaçait son père.

jar

1
n
(for jam etc) → Glas nt; (without handle) → Topf m, → Gefäß nt
(Brit inf: = drink) → Bierchen nt (inf); fancy a jar?kommst du (mit) auf ein Bierchen? (inf)

jar

2
n
(= jolt)Ruck m; he/his neck got quite a jar in the accidenter/sein Hals hat bei dem Autounfall einen schweren Stoß abbekommen
(fig)Schock m
vi
(= grate: metal etc) → kreischen, quietschen; to jar against somethingauf etw (dat)quietschen or kreischen
(= be out of harmony) (note)schauerlich klingen; (colours, patterns)sich beißen (inf), → nicht harmonieren (with mit); (ideas, opinions)sich nicht vertragen, nicht harmonieren (with mit)
vt building etc, brainerschüttern; back, kneesich (dat)stauchen; (= jolt continuously)durchrütteln; (fig)einen Schock versetzen (+dat); he must have jarred the cameraer muss mit dem Fotoapparat gewackelt haben; someone jarred my elbowjemand hat mir an den or mich am Ellbogen gestoßen; the sight of this jarred my memorydieser Anblick rüttelte alte Erinnerungen wach

jar

1 [dʒɑːʳ] n (container) → vasetto; (of glass) → barattolo; (of earthenware) → vaso

jar

2 [dʒɑːʳ]
1. vi (clash, sounds) → stridere
to jar (with) (colours) → stonare (con) (opinions) → discordare (da)
to jar on sb's nerves → dare ai nervi a qc
to jar on sb's ears → dar fastidio alle orecchie di qc
2. vt (also) (fig) → scuotere; (elbow) → urtare
3. n (jolt) → scossa, scossone m (fig) → colpo, scossone

jar1

(dʒaː) noun
a kind of bottle made of glass or pottery, with a wide mouth. She poured the jam into large jars; jam-jars.

jar2

(dʒaː) past tense, past participle jarred verb
1. (with on) to have a harsh and startling effect (on). Her sharp voice jarred on my ears.
2. to give a shock to. The car accident had jarred her nerves.
ˈjarring adjective
startling or harsh. The orange curtains with the purple carpet had a jarring effect.

jar

بَرْطَمَانٌ sklenice krukke Einmachglas βάζο tarro lasipurkki bocal staklenka vasetto (아가리가 넓은) 병 pot krukke słój pote банка burk เหยือก kavanoz lọ

jar

n. jarro, frasco, pomo, recipiente de cristal.
References in classic literature ?
Before the golden mean was found, however, Meg added to her domestic possessions what young couples seldom get on long without, a family jar.
Fuchs brought up a sack of potatoes and a piece of cured pork from the cellar, and grandmother packed some loaves of Saturday's bread, a jar of butter, and several pumpkin pies in the straw of the wagon-box.
At one time she would come on board with a jar of pickles for the steward's pantry; another time with a bunch of quills for the chief mate's desk, where he kept his log; a third time with a roll of flannel for the small of some one's rheumatic back.
In thoughts of the visions of the night, I saw long rows of angels in paradise, each with his hands in a jar of spermaceti.
Strangers undertaking the responsibility might ignorantly jar on past recollections, which it would, perhaps, be the death of her to revive too soon.
The lights were nearly all extinguished in the passages, the iron gates were being closed with a jar and a rattle, and the dismal place was deserted until to-morrow morning's interest of gallows, pillory, whipping-post, and branding-iron, should repeople it.
I stole some bread, some rind of cheese, about half a jar of mincemeat (which I tied up in my pocket-handkerchief with my last night's slice), some brandy from a stone bottle (which I decanted into a glass bottle I had secretly used for making that intoxicating fluid, Spanish-liquorice-water, up in my room: diluting the stone bottle from a jug in the kitchen cupboard), a meat bone with very little on it, and a beautiful round compact pork pie.
When they entered the oaken parlour, Godfrey threw himself into his chair, while Nancy laid down her bonnet and shawl, and stood on the hearth near her husband, unwilling to leave him even for a few minutes, and yet fearing to utter any word lest it might jar on his feeling.
She was snorting with rage, and in front of her was a lad long and strong, with a grim face, and a wolf's hide, black and grey, bound about his shoulders in such fashion that the upper jar and teeth of the wolf rested on his head.
She took down a jar from one of the shelves as she passed; it was labelled `ORANGE MARMALADE', but to her great disappointment it was empty: she did not like to drop the jar for fear of killing somebody, so managed to put it into one of the cupboards as she fell past it.
After an hour he began to move, muscle by muscle, toward the jar.
He examined the jar on all sides; he shook it to see if it would rattle.