"jar" in the noun sense
a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
2. jar, jarful
the quantity contained in a jar
"he drank a jar of beer"
3. jolt, jar, jounce, shock
a sudden jarring impact
"the door closed with a jolt"
"all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
"jar" in the verb sense
1. clash, jar, collide
be incompatible be or come into conflict
"These colors clash"
2. jolt, jar
move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
3. jar, shake up, bump around
"Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
affect in a disagreeable way
"This play jarred the audience"
place in a cylindrical vessel
"jar the jam"
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