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jar

Obsolete a measure of electrical capacitance

jar

[jär]
(electricity)
A unit of capacitance equal to 1000 statfarads, or approximately 1.11265 × 10-9 farad; it is approximately equal to the capacitance of a Leyden jar; this unit is now obsolete.

jar

JAR

(1) (Java ARchive) A file format that contains multiple files and is used to distribute a complete Java application. It contains all the resources required (classes, images, sounds, etc.) to download and run a Java program via a single HTTP request for one file. JAR files use the ZIP format and are the basis for WAR files. See WAR and EAR.

(2) A compression program for backup archiving from ARJ Software, Inc., Norwood, MA (www.arjsoftware.com). JAR is similar to ARJ, but files are not compatible. See ARJ.
References in classic literature ?
She said nothing that jarred upon him, and untrained daring had the power to stimulate experience to such an extent that Rodney was frequently seen to hold his fork suspended before him, while he debated the first principles of the art.
No more was said; Dorothea was too much jarred to recover her temper and behave so as to show that she admitted any error in herself.
His great weight made him fall faster than the children walked, and he passed them on the way down; but when he came to the glass pavement he alighted upon it so softly that he was not even jarred.
Not exactly hurt," answered the animal; "but it makes me quite nervous to be jarred.
he cried, and again his thin laughter jarred upon the silence of the subterranean vaults.