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Definition of "jar" []

  • A cylindrical glass or earthenware vessel with a wide mouth and usually no handles. (noun)
  • The amount that a jar can hold. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A glass of beer. (noun)
  • To put into a jar. (verb-transitive)
  • To make or utter a harsh sound. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "jar" in a sentence
  • "Here we have jca31. jar that we'll run with a Java virtual machine.. jar_"
  • "# Build classpath with all jars in the lib directory for jar in lib/*. jar do classpath = \$classpath: \$jar done java - Xincgc - ea - Xms256m - Xmx1024m - classpath \$classpath com. blurb.booksmart.application."
  • "Andrew Davie - I'll venture that the hand in the jar is the key to all of this."