What does JAR mean in File Extensions?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand JAR in the Computing field in general and in the File Extensions terminology in particular.

Java Archive (compressed JAVA class files)

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What does JAR mean?

jar(n.)
a broad-mouthed container, usu. cylindrical and of glass or earthenware.

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