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" [syn: jarful]
2 move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion [syn: jolt]
4 affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"
- Rhymes with: -ɑː(r)
Etymology 1From jarre, from (jarrah) ‘earthern receptacle’.
- A small, approximately cylindrical container for food, normally made of glass or clay.
- Bosnian: tegla
- Bulgarian: буркан (burkan)
- Crimean Tatar: bank
- Croatian: tegla
- Czech: sklenice
- Finnish: ruukku, tölkki
- French: jarre
- German: Glas (glass jar only)
- Icelandic: krukka
- Ido: jaro
- Italian: teglia , vaso
- Korean: 단지 (danji), 독 (dok)
- Macedonian: тегла (tegla)
- Russian: кувшин , сосуд
- Spanish: pote, bote
- Turkish: kavanoz
Etymology 2Unknown; perhaps imitative.
- A shake.
- A sense of alarm or dismay.
- (knock sharply): jolt
Old High German
A jar is small, approximately cylindrical container for food, made of glass or clay, and also plastic as in the case of a "jar" of peanut butter.Jar or JAR can also mean:
- J.A.R., a song by Green Day
- JAR (file format)
- JAR (software), for data compression
- Jar, Azerbaijan, in the Zaqatala rayon
- Jar, Norway, a centre in the municipality of Bærum
- Jars, Cher, in the French département of Cher
- Jars of Clay, a musical group
- Jewish Autonomous Region of Russia
- Joint Aviation Requirements issued by Europe's Joint Aviation Authorities
- James A. Rhodes Arena
jar in German: JAR
jar in Icelandic: JAR
jar in Italian: JAR
jar in Dutch: Jar
jar in Slovak: Jar (rozlišovacia stránka)
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