- (n.) Reign; rule.
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Definition for: JAR
- (n.) A turn. [Only in phrase.]
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) The measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of oil; a jar of preserves.
- (n.) A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds.
- (n.) Clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; slight disagreement.
- (n.) A regular vibration, as of a pendulum.
- (n.) 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.
- (v. i.) To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears.
- (v. i.) To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
- (v. t.) 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.
- (v. t.) To tick; to beat; to mark or tell off.