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Dictionary definition for: Jar

1. (n) a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles

2. (v) be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash"

3. (n) the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"

4. (v) move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion

5. (n) a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt"

6. (v) shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"

7. (v) affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"

8. (v) place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam"

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