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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 ?
The sighing and creaking continued far overhead, and the jarring cries of animals.
The ancient and rickety structure could not withstand the strain of this unwonted weight and jarring.
Only could be heard the sharp, jarring grate of the steel runners over the hard surface and the creak of the straining sled.
A sound of jarring iron was instantly audible behind the wall.