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Overview of noun jar

The noun jar has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) jar

(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")


Overview of verb jar

The verb jar has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) clash, jar, collide

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

2. (1) jolt, jar

(move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion)

3. jar, shake up, bump around

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

4. jar

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

5. jar

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

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