jarring (See jar)
1 a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
2 the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer" [syn: jarful]
2 move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion [syn: jolt]
4 affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"
1 making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
- present participle of jar
- Of or pertaining to jars.
- Pertaining to the filling of jars.
- Of or pertaining to being rapped or shaken.
- Pertaining to being emotionally shaken.
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