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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 jar·gon /ˈʤɑrgən, ˌgɑn/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 jar·gon /ˈʤɑrgən, ˌgɑn/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jar·gon n.
 1. Confused, unintelligible language; gibberish.  “A barbarous jargon.” --Macaulay. “All jargon of the schools.” --Prior.
 2. Hence: an artificial idiom or dialect; cant language; slang. Especially, an idiom with frequent use of informal technical terms, such as acronyms, used by specialists.
 “All jargon of the schools.” --Prior.
    The jargon which serves the traffickers.   --Johnson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jar·gon v. i.  [imp. & p. p. Jargoned p. pr. & vb. n. Jargoning.] To utter jargon; to emit confused or unintelligible sounds; to talk unintelligibly, or in a harsh and noisy manner.
 The noisy jay,
 Jargoning like a foreigner at his food.   --Longfellow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jar·gon, n.  Min. A variety of zircon. See Zircon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among
           thieves); "they don't speak our lingo" [syn: cant, slang,
            lingo, argot, patois, vernacular]
      2: a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon
         [syn: jargoon]
      3: specialized technical terminology characteristic of a
         particular subject