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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.
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They are set up with a firm bias but they are not jarringly hard and only really let low-speed bumps be felt, but once on the move the car's composure is absolute.
The second half of the film takes a jarringly different direction from the first linear part.
The site became the focus of world attention once again in 1999, with the contentious construction of a concrete bridge across the Tungabhadra, jarringly inconsistent with the historic landscape that had lain virtually undisturbed for nearly half a millennium.
About 35 pages into the story, for example, the second-person narrative jarringly and chillingly shifts from its alignment with the deportees to the sardonic, menacing voice of their tormentors:
Some of the proposals put forward in this book can be jarringly bold, but the European Union is itself the product of bold thinking.
generally in verse juxtaposed against an abrupt, jarringly irregular, suggestive colloquial low style customarily in prose"; "a density of figurative language that is involved, mixed, elliptical"; "a frequency of brief satiric characterizations"; and "a high incidence of sententious, analytic, and self-serving proverbs" (23).
Night of the Living Dead had a budget of $114,000, jarringly violent content (though its intestinal tug-of-war and close-up cannibalism may seem tame to today's viewers), and a punkish nihilism: It is equally unkind to media, military, and police authorities and to its own heroes--parents trying to protect an injured child, a goodhearted young couple, and a likable hero who survives the night only to be mistaken for a zombie and killed by sheriff's deputies.
Even on a narrative level, it felt jarringly off-kilter.
Litowitz has jarringly captured the abysmal world of young attorneys in this study of first-hand accounts, and hard data on the satisfaction of practicing and rising attorneys.
The $18,000 price tag is so jarringly different from the 'under $6,000' quote that a grave injustice is perpetrated upon the students when it is literally too late to withdraw from the program and meaningfully pursue other alternatives," he continued.
But there were times when the top end of the Telarc appeared jarringly out of place, whereas in the same sections the Unicorn was smoother.
The event was tastefully stimulating for those involved (if sometimes jarringly unpleasant), and certainly provocative intellectually.