jarring

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jarring (comparative more jarring, superlative most jarring)

  1. That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful.
    • 2018 July 16, Ben Cotton, “The oldest, active Linux distro, Slackware, turns 25”, in Opensource.com[1]:
      Slackware does not include a graphical installer. Its package manager does not perform any dependency resolution. This can be jarring for new users, particularly within the last few years, but it also enables a deeper understanding of the system.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)

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jarring (plural jarrings)

  1. Storage in jars.
    The jarring of peaches took place at the end of the season.
  2. A feeling or movement that jars or jolts.

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jarring

  1. present participle of jar

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