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Jarring Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    jarring See jar
Jarring Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    jar n
  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]
  3. a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt" [syn: jolt, jounce] v
  4. be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash" [syn: clash, collide]
  5. move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion [syn: jolt]
  6. shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game" [syn: shake up, bump around]
  7. affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"
  8. place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam" [also: jarring, jarred]
Jarring Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    jarring adj
  1. making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
  2. characterized by rough motion; "a bumpy ride" [syn: bumpy, jolting, jolty]
Jarring Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Jar \Jar\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jarred; p. pr. & vb. n. jarring.] [Cf. OE. charken to creak, AS. cearcian to gnash, F. jars a gander, L. garrire to chatter, prate, OHG. kerran to chatter, croak, G. quarren to grumble, and E. jargon, ajar.]
  1. To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears. When such strings jar, what hope of harmony ? --Shak. A string may jar in the best master's hand. --Roscommon.
  2. To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute. When those renowned noble peers Greece Through stubborn pride among themselves did jar. --Spenser. For orders and degrees Jar not with liberty, but well consist. --Milton.
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* I am years gone from my family and miles away ... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns. - Jerrold Mundis


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  • NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith says Ray Rice video was 'jarring, disturbing'
    Since the video of former Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his fiancee in an Atlantic City hotel elevator was released early Monday morning, we've heard from the NFL and the Ravens -- both entities claim to have never seen the video before TMZ released it. Later on Monday, we finally heard from the players union as NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith Read more on this news related to 'Jarring'

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