jar against

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v jar against collide violently with an obstacle "I ran into the telephone pole"
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Usage

In literature:

In the very center we buried two jars of water, to guard us against thirst.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
The obese individual jarred against him and fell to the ground.
"The Velvet Glove" by Harry Harrison
Accordingly he made some kind of false charge against the man and made him bring the jar into court.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
A jar threw Jim against Lucille.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
What must have been holding the suction cap against the inside of the jar?
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
Herve had decided against it, fearing some jarring notes which might prejudice his wife against the place and the country.
"Angelot" by Eleanor Price
Wells was flung wildly away and fetched up against the side of the jar with a crash that for a second stunned him.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
Somehow its mechanism had been jarred into functioning when he dashed it against the groping arm.
"The Red Hell of Jupiter" by Paul Ernst
Hamilton Minor, with his rather brusque business ways, jarred against his sorrow.
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
The borer had not risen in a perfectly straight line; it jarred against the rim of the hole, and wavered uncertainly.
"Astounding Stories, April, 1931" by Various
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In news:

Baylor Bears running back Jarred Salubi (21) scores the first touchdown of the game against the Iowa State Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium.
The University of Utah's Jarred DuBois is fouled against during a basketball game against Simon Fraser at the Huntsman Center Friday.
A jarring package, in addition to the jar , contains the lid, which itself contains a rubberized ring that seals against the rim of the jar , and another ring, to be screwed onto the jar 's threaded neck to hold the lid in place.
Williams was not harmed, being violently confronted by an adult who had his forearm pressed against Williams neck was quite jarring.
Utah's Jarred DuBois works against Texas State during an NCAA college basketball game in San Marcos, Texas, Friday, Nov 30, 2012.
0Williams was not harmed, being violently confronted by an adult who had his forearm pressed against Williams neck was quite jarring.
The Coalition Against Toxic Toys placed toys, including the popular Jack Rabbit, according to Clare Jacky, fresh out of the package into this jar and within a week they began to degrade.
The state Supreme Court will not review a ruling in June by a San Diego appeals court that wiped out an $86 million judgment against coffee giant Starbucks over the tip jars at its California stores.
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