Definition of 'jar'
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She'd find the jars in the cupboard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It jars a little at first, but gives the film an intimacy that belies the weighty subject matter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Flavour and heat come from two little jars that most kitchens collect along the way: curry powder and chilli powder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I can see myself growing old in a shop stacked with glass jars that you need a ladder to reach. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This jars with many elements. The Sun (2016)You have a thing for removing the stubborn lid from a jar of pickled onions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We found three little jars of peach jam and we were so happy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Spoon the mixture into sterilised jars and keep until needed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are so many jarring races within this end game. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Both plants and herbs can be stored in opaque glass storage jars with tight fitting lids. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)They have two jars in front of them onstage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They have the effect of jarring your preconceived notions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Photograph any views that jar and note the plants that need attention. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The airtight glass jar looks about right to store summer plum jam ready for a dark winter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There has always been something jarring and philosophically disconcerting about their juxtaposition. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Previously the big problem had been finding the jars. The Sun (2010)You need to get it right or it can jar. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Place these in a jar with a lid that can be sealed tightly. The Sun (2014)Use them straightaway or put them in a lidded jar or airtight container along with just a few tablespoons of the syrup. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Indeed, it looked like a jar of instant coffee. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then pour a little into a selection of clean, dry jars and bottles. The Sun (2014)I remember when sweets were displayed in large glass jars behind the counter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'jar'
British English: jar /dʒɑː/ NOUN
A jar is a glass container with a lid, used for storing food.
...two jars of coffee.
- American English: jar
- Arabic: بَرْطَمَانٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pote
- Chinese: 罐
- Croatian: staklenka
- Czech: sklenice zavařovací
- Danish: krukke
- Dutch: pot voorwerp
- European Spanish: tarro
- Finnish: lasipurkki
- French: bocal
- German: Einmachglas
- Greek: βάζο
- Italian: vasetto
- Japanese: 瓶
- Korean: (아가리가 넓은) 병
- Norwegian: krukke
- Polish: słój
- European Portuguese: pote
- Romanian: borcan
- Russian: банка
- Spanish: tarro
- Swedish: burk
- Thai: เหยือก
- Turkish: kavanoz
- Ukrainian: банка
- Vietnamese: lọ
Definition of jar from the Collins English Dictionary
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