Definitions for "Java Archive"
Keywords:  jar, pkzip, intranet, class, format
A file format used to bundle all components required by a Java applet. JAR files simplify the downloading of applets since all the components (.class files, images, sounds, etc.) can be packaged into a single file.
a collection of Java classes and other files contained in a single file
a file format used to aggregate and compress a number of files into one