Definitions for jar

Definitions for (noun) jar

Main entry: jar

Definition: a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles

Main entry: shock, jolt, jounce, jar

Definition: a sudden jarring impact

Usage: the door closed with a jolt; all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers

Main entry: jar, jarful

Definition: the quantity contained in a jar

Usage: he drank a jar of beer

Definitions for (verb) jar

Main entry: jar

Definition: place in a cylindrical vessel

Usage: jar the jam

Main entry: jar

Definition: affect in a disagreeable way

Usage: This play jarred the audience

Main entry: jolt, jar

Definition: move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion

Main entry: jar, bump around, shake up

Definition: shock physically

Usage: Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game

Main entry: collide, clash, jar

Definition: be incompatible; be or come into conflict

Usage: These colors clash

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