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1. To jolt or shake.
2. A jolting or shaking.


1 v, to shake or jolt.
2 n, a cylindrical container.

1 jar

(jar) [Fr. jarre, ult fr Arabic jarrah, earthen water vessel]
A dome-topped container made of glass, plastic, or other sturdy material, used as a protective cover or as a pressurized container when the opening is properly sealed. It is usually taller than it is wide and may be cylindrical, square, or another shape.

bell jar

A glass vessel with an opening at only one end.

2 jar

(jar) [Imitative]
To move suddenly, as in a jolt or shock.

heel jar

The production of pain by having the patient stand on tiptoes and suddenly bring the heels to the floor. This physical finding may be suggestive of spinal disease, pelvic inflammatory disease in women, or kidney stones, among other ailments.


1. To jolt or shake.
2. A jolting or shaking.
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Success in the Saudi, Omani and Kuwaiti markets has allowed ARJ Water Technology's staff to grow to around 200, with around 75 of those based in the UAE and almost 70 located in Saudi Arabia.
Of all the GCC countries in which ARJ operates, Juma and McCarthy say the UAE water technology market is the one which is changing the most.
ARJ "resisted the temptation" to follow suit, Juma says, and "the market respects us for that.
The Defense ARJ is a publication of the United States Government and as such is not copyrighted.
The author will not allow DAU to post the article in our Defense ARJ issue on our Internet homepage.
These items should be sent electronically, as appropriately labeled files, to the Defense ARJ Managing Editor at: DefenseARJ@dau.
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