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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjarjar1 /dʒɑː $ dʒɑːr/ ●●● S3 noun [countable]  1 DFUa glass container with a wide top and a lid, used for storing food such as jam or honey, or the amount it contains a jam jar half a jar of peanut butter2 DFUa container made of clay, stone etc, used especially in the past for keeping food or drink in3 British English informalDFD a glass of beer We’d had a few jars down the pub.
Examples from the Corpus
jarHe picked up a jar large enough to hold a fetus in formaldehyde.a cookie jarAnalysis Have each group use two different jars and draw what they see through the lenses as accurately as possible.Each jar or bottle must be completely filled with water.a honey jarI could see her working out how many jars she'd be able to carry in her hand luggage.Note 1 x 500g can or jar of sauce serves 4, or allow l25g per person.She stood more firmly on the jar.Close the lid on the jar. 6.