jar - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] a glass container with a lid and a wide top, especially one in which food is sold or kept

    a jar of marmalade

    1. a.
      the food contained in a jar, or the amount that a jar contains
  2. 2
    [countable] British informal a glass of beer, usually one that is drunk in a pub
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  3. 3
    [singular] a sudden movement when two solid things knock against each other