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

 jarring
 (a.)輾軋的,刺耳的,不和諧的輾軋聲,震動,衝突

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jar, v. i.  [imp. & p. p. Jarred p. pr. & vb. n. Jarring ]
 1.  To  give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears.
    When such strings jar, what hope of harmony ?   --Shak.
    A string may jar in the best master's hand.   --Roscommon.
 2.  To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
 When those renowned noble peers Greece
 Through stubborn pride among themselves did jar.   --Spenser.
 For orders and degrees
 Jar not with liberty, but well consist.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jar·ring a.  Shaking; disturbing; discordant. “A jarring sound.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jar·ring n.
 1. A shaking; a tremulous motion; as, the jarring of a steamship, caused by its engines.
 2.  Discord; a clashing of interests. “Endless jarrings and immortal hate.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 jarring
      See jar

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 jar
      n 1: a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without
           handles
      2: the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"
         [syn: jarful]
      3: a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt" [syn: jolt,
          jounce]
      v 1: be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors
           clash" [syn: clash, collide]
      2: move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion [syn: jolt]
      3: shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
         [syn: shake up, bump around]
      4: affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the
         audience"
      5: place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam"
      [also: jarring, jarred]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 jarring
      adj 1: making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring
             noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
      2: characterized by rough motion; "a bumpy ride" [syn: bumpy,
          jolting, jolty]