Meaning of JAR in English
— jarless , adj.
/jahr/ , n.
1. a broad-mouthed container, usually cylindrical and of glass or earthenware: a cookie jar.
2. the quantity such a container can or does hold.
[ 1585-95; jarre jarra jarrah earthen water vessel ]
— jarringly , adv.
/jahr/ , v. , jarred, jarring , n.
1. to have a harshly unpleasant or perturbing effect on one's nerves, feelings, thoughts, etc.: The sound of the alarm jarred.
2. to produce a harsh, grating sound; sound discordantly.
3. to vibrate audibly; rattle: The window jarred in the frame.
4. to vibrate or shake.
5. to conflict, clash, or disagree.
6. to cause to rattle or shake.
7. to have a sudden and unpleasant effect upon (the feelings, nerves, etc.): The burglary violently jarred their sense of security.
8. to cause to sound harshly or discordantly.
9. a jolt or shake; a vibrating movement, as from concussion.
10. a sudden unpleasant effect upon the mind or feelings; shock.
11. a harsh, grating sound.
12. a discordant sound or combination of sounds.
13. a quarrel or disagreement, esp. a minor one.
[ 1520-30; prob. imit.; cf. CHIRR ]
/jahr/ , n.
1. Archaic. a turn or turning.
2. on the jar , partly opened; ajar: The window was on the jar.
[ 1665-75; var. of CHAR 3 , CHARE; cf. AJAR 2 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012