• Cellarer Coating a Jar With Pitch
    Cellarer Coating a Jar With Pitch
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v jar place in a cylindrical vessel "jar the jam"
    • v jar affect in a disagreeable way "This play jarred the audience"
    • v jar move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
    • v jar shock physically "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
    • v jar be incompatible; be or come into conflict "These colors clash"
    • n jar a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
    • n jar a sudden jarring impact "the door closed with a jolt","all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
    • n jar the quantity contained in a jar "he drank a jar of beer"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A few items unearthed at Jamestown which were used by doctors and apothecaries. Included are drug jars, ointment pot, bleeding bowl, mortar and pestle fragments, glass vials, and portions of surgical instruments A few items unearthed at Jamestown which were used by doctors and apothecaries. Included are drug jars, ointment pot,...
The Two Jars The Two Jars
Forms of jar-shaped bottles Forms of jar-shaped bottles
Battery-jar aquarium Battery-jar aquarium
Filling the Water-Jars Filling the Water-Jars
Fill the jars with water Fill the jars with water

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Approximately 850 peanuts make a 18 oz jar of peanut butter
    • Jar 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.
    • Jar A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds.
    • Jar A regular vibration, as of a pendulum. "I love thee not a jar of the clock."
    • n Jar jär A turn.Only in phrase
    • Jar Clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; slight disagreement. "And yet his peace is but continual jar .""Cease, cease these jars , and rest your minds in peace."
    • Jar 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.
    • Jar The measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of oil; a jar of preserves.
    • Jar To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears. "When such strings jar , what hope of harmony ?""A string may jar in the best master's hand."
    • Jar To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute. "When those renowned noble peers Greece
      Through stubborn pride among themselves did jar ."
      "For orders and degrees Jar not with liberty, but well consist."
    • Jar 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.
    • Jar To tick; to beat; to mark or tell off. "My thoughts are minutes, and with sighs they jar Their watches on unto mine eyes."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Approximately three jars of peanut butter are sold every second
    • jar To produce a brief rattling or tremulous sound; be discordant in sound.
    • jar To grate on the ear or the feelings; have a jangling or discordant quality; clash.
    • jar To receive a short, rattling, tremulous motion, as from an impulse; shake joltingly.
    • jar To sound or tick in vibrating, as a pendulum; hence, to be marked off by regular vibrations or ticks.
    • jar To speak or talk clatteringly or discordantly; haggle; dispute; quarrel.
    • jar To make discordant.
    • jar To impart a short, tremulous motion to; cause to shake or tremble; disturb.
    • jar To make rough; roughen.
    • n jar A rattling sound; a harsh sound; a discord.
    • n jar A clashing of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; conflict: as, family jars.
    • n jar A short tremulous motion or vibration, as from an impulse; a sudden shaking or quiver: as, to feel the jar of an earthquake, or from blasting.
    • n jar A clicking or ticking vibration, as of a pendulum; a tick.
    • n jar plural A sliding joint in the boring-rods used in rope-drilling. The jars are like two large flat chainlinks, and their object is to give the bit a decided jar on the up-stroke, so as to loosen it in case it has become wedged in the hole. They also form a very important member of the drilling-tools, as being the connecting-link between the drill and the means of operating it.
    • n jar A turn: used separately only in the occasional colloquial phrases on a jar, on the jar, usually ajar, on the turn; turned a little way, as a door or gate.
    • n jar An earthen or glass vessel of simple form, without handle or spout. In ancient times large earthenware jars served the purpose of casks and barrels. See amphora, dolium, and pithos.
    • n jar The quantity contained in a jar; the contents of a jar.
    • jar To drill by impact or percussion; use an impact drill or drill-jar upon.
    • jar To shock or surprise (one) with some sudden or extraordinary remark, statement, or fact.
    • n jar A tool, used in drilling wells in rock, consisting of two long and flat links capable of sliding the one within the other, in order that the drill-bit may be loosened on the up stroke in case it has become jammed in the lock.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In a year, about 90 million jars of Skippy Peanut Butter are sold. This works out to three jars sold every second
    • v.i Jar jär to make a harsh discordant sound: to dash: to quarrel: to be inconsistent
    • v.t Jar to shake:—pr.p. jar′ring; pa.p. jarred
    • n Jar a harsh rattling sound: clash of interests or opinions: discord
    • n Jar jär an earthen or glass bottle with a wide mouth: a measure.
    • n Jar jär a turn, used only in the phrase, 'on the jar,' ajar.
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  • A. H. Euwer
    A. H. Euwer
    “As a beauty I'm not a great star. Others are handsomer far; but my face -- I don't mind it because I'm behind it; it the folks out in front that I jar.”
  • Miguel De Cervantes
    “Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune.”
  • Stephen King
    Stephen King
    “People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them that I have the heart of a small boy -- and I keep it in a jar on my desk.”


Caught with your hand in the cookie jar - (USA) If someone is caught with his or her hand in the cookie jar, he or she is caught doing something wrong.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. OE. charken, to creak, AS. cearcian, to gnash, F. jars, a gander, L. garrire, to chatter, prate, OHG. kerran, to chatter, croak, G. quarren, to grumble, and E. jargon, ajar,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Ajar.


In literature:

Then place the jar in a kettle or pan of cold water, like the bottom of an oatmeal kettle.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
Fragments identified as parts of bowls, vases, jars, and dippers are classed under this variety.
"Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895" by Jesse Walter Fewkes
Now to see which jar chance or the plant had chosen for my first experiment.
"The Five Jars" by Montague Rhodes James
Put the rubber on the jar and place the glass top on, but do not press down the spring at the side of the jar.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
See that the jars are air-tight; partly fill the jar with water; place rubbers, covers, and rims; screw tightly, and invert.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
The colony in the glass jar seemed perfectly contented, not trying to make their escape at all.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, November, 1878" by Various
In a few days, I could see at first a little white dust, like flour, on the side of the combs, and on the bottom of the jar.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
Here is a jar of air.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
Placing the jar on the ledge, he stooped, and raised another.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
The train, it seems, had jarred loose the bolt around which we had our lashings.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss

In poetry:

When storms arise, and tumults jar,
And wreck this mortal form,
There is a bright, a lovely star,
That shines above the storm.
"Hope" by James McCauley
Ripples the brook, a thread of sound
Close-woven through the quiet,
Blending the jarring tones that day
Would stir to noisy riot.
"The Fields Of Even" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
He hath snuffed the great Sahara,
And the mute parade of stars;
Shall he brook this shrill fanfara,
Ramshorns, pigskins, screechy jars?
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
But more than even Muse can give,
Is Love, which, songless though we be,
While the unloving jarring live,
Makes life one long sweet melody.
"Florence" by Alfred Austin
And flowers will grow in blooming-time,
Where prison-doors their jarring cease:
For liberty will banish crime—
Contentment is the best Police.
"The Factory Town" by Ernest Jones
Weary, the cares, the jars,
The lets, of every day,
But the heavens filled with stars,
Chanced he upon the way:
And where he stayed, all joy would stay.
"A Friend" by Lionel Pigot Johnson

In news:

"Try it on toast," she later urged, presenting me with a small, yellow-lidded jar.
Ian Colvin, Marmite 's senior brand manager, abandons the hard sales pitch, preferring to describe his product as 'a black yeast spread in a funny-shaped jar.
Glass jar with a wide mid-section – mine is from Hobby Lobby.
The Mason-jar theme extends into the interior design with light fixtures fashioned from actual Mason jar s.
3 Amazin' Mason Jar Gift Ideas.
Kristan Cunningham's MVP of the Week: 3 Amazing Mason Jar Projects.
7 Must-Try Mason Jar Meals.
World War II caused another spike in Mason-jar production.
But the Mason-jar heyday did not last.
Fort Lauderdale's Mason Jar Cafe shoots straight, scores big.
3 stars for Mason Jar 's comfy, cozy eats.
Mason Jar 2980 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale 954-568-4100.
Capture summer's fleeting bounty in a mason jar .
Well-preserved: The Mason jar turns 150.
At 150 years old, the venerable Mason jar is.

In science:

Al traba jar en dimensiones mas altas es conveniente utilizar el Transporte Paralelo de Levi-Civita (TP) para medir la curvatura.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Como último paso de la cuantización de ˆv se deben de fijar las constantes de normalización de los modos vk (η ).
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Recompensas Para las recompensas se traba jará con la noción de recompensa de la celda denotada por rpCi q y la noción de rastro.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Esto requiere un generador de n´umeros pseudo-aleatorios que proporcionar´a dicha llave, por lo que se propone traba jar con aut´omatas celulares auxili´andose con Mathematica , para revisar qu´e reglas, y a qu´e nivel, son pseudo-aleatorias.
Aut\'omatas celulares elementales aplicados a la encriptaci\'on de datos
Como parte del proyecto inicial se debe comprobar que se est´a traba jando con reglas pseudo-aleatorias, ya que de comenzar a traba jar con reglas al azar se corre el riesgo de generar un cifrado que puede ser hackeado f´acilmente.
Aut\'omatas celulares elementales aplicados a la encriptaci\'on de datos