- adj. 半开的；微开的；不和谐的
- adv. 半开地；微开地；不协调地
来自短语on char. char, 转，同chore, 家务杂事（像陀螺一样干不完）。
- ajar:  Ajar comes from Scotland and Northern England. In Middle English times it was a char or on char, literally ‘on turn’ (char comes from an Old English word cerr ‘turn’, which in its metaphorical sense ‘turn of work’ has given modern English charwoman and chore). A door or window that was in the act of turning was therefore neither completely shut nor completely open. The first spellings with j occur in the 18th century.
=> char, charwoman
- 1718, perhaps from Scottish dialectal a char "slightly open," earlier on char (early 16c.), from Middle English char, from Old English cier "a turn."
- 1. I'll leave the door ajar.
- 2. The door was ajar, so the cat was able to come in.
- 门半开着, 因此猫可以进来.
- 3. The door stood ajar.
- 4. He left the door ajar in case I needed him.
- 5. It was now standing ajar.
[ ajar 造句 ]