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.
The measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of oil; a
jar of preserves.
A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh
sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds.
Clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate;
A regular vibration, as of a pendulum.
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
To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to
sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears.
To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to
interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
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.