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Jar meaning

jar - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. place in a cylindrical vessel; " jar the jam"
  2. 2. A turn. [ Only in phrase.]
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. The measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of oil; a jar of preserves.
  5. 5. To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears.
  6. 6. To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. To tick; to beat; to mark or tell off.
  9. 9. A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds.
  10. 10. Clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; slight disagreement.
  11. 11. A regular vibration, as of a pendulum.
  12. 12. 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.
  13. 13. A shaking; discord; vessel of glass or earthenware.
  14. 14. To clash; quarrel; be inconsistent.
  15. 15. To shake.

jar - examples of usage

  1. Put the peaches into a glass jar, and pour the syrup over them.
  2. Keep them in a glass jar.
  3. Fill up the jar with brandy, and cover it closely.
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