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jar

Obsolete a measure of electrical capacitance
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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.
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jar

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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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And in its attempt to make Trumbo a misunderstood hero, any mention of his support for Josef Stalin and other murderous dictators is deliberately but jarringly avoided.
Somewhat jarringly at first, there are flashbacks to the time, twenty-five years earlier, when the seeds of the current action were laid, and when the boy whose bones were at the core of their search was killed.
The request for an increase in Richardson's current yearly salary of $152,345 was quickly withdrawn after it became obvious that it was jarringly at odds with the message Lane County government was trying to send at the time - that the county was desperately short of funds and needed a property-tax increase for jail operations.
So I can understand the dismay and sense of chaos among the Shelley High School team when they lost the John Smith Stadium as their prom venue because the Catalans match suddenly, jarringly clashed with their knees-up.
Even when the plot takes a jarringly melodramatic turn in the second half, Homi Adajania's comedy of manners "Cocktail" maintains an infectious air of kicky exuberance that's bound to delight ands ready, willing and eager to go along for the ride.
With a few torques in just the right places, the past is rendered totally, jarringly new.
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It didn't quite gel, though, mostly because no adequate explanation has been given - yet - for the army mobilised to bring down our hero, now cast somewhat jarringly as a warrior.
Three award-winning screenwriters, Julian Fellowes, Christopher McQuarrie and director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, compete for our attention throughout this lightweight caper, pulling the characters and us in jarringly different directions.
Murray's political campaign to a $105,000 per year job strikes a jarringly false note.
Yockey's second act jarringly abandons realism for surreal, intangible vignettes: Danielle washes up at a kind of Davina Jones's Locker, where the Ocean has become a powerful, malevolent female being, her various bodies of water represented by elaborate tea services.