crisp definition

  • adjective:
    • company but effortlessly broken or crumbled; brittle: sharp potato chips.
    • Pleasingly firm and fresh: sharp carrot and celery sticks.
    • Bracing; invigorating: crisp hill air.
    • Lively; sprightly: music with a crisp rhythm.
    • Conspicuously clean or new: a crisp dollar costs.
    • Marked by clarity, conciseness, and briskness: a crisp reply. See Synonyms at incisive.
    • Having tiny curls, waves, or ripples.
    • Sharp, obviously defined.
    • Curling in rigid curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair.
    • Curled with a-ripple of water.
    • Brittle; friable; in a disorder to split with a short, sharp fracture; as, sharp snowfall.
    • having a certain amount of firmness and freshness; in a brand new, unwilted problem.
    • Of climate, air etc.: dry and cold.
    • Quick and precise.
    • quick and to the idea. (Esp. in allow it to be crisp.)
    • Lively; sparking; effervescing.
    • Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.
    • Of wine: having a refreshing quantity of acidity; having less acidity than green wine, but over a flabby one.
    • styling in stiff curls or ringlets.
    • Curled aided by the ripple of this liquid.
    • Brittle; friable; in an ailment to-break with a brief, sharp fracture.
    • Possessing a specific amount of tone and freshness; in a new, unwilted problem.
    • Lively; sparking; effervescing.
    • Brisk; crackling; cheerful; vibrant.
    • (of some thing seen or heard) demonstrably defined
    • pleasingly company and fresh
    • brief and the purpose; successfully cut quick
    • pleasantly cool and stimulating
    • (of hair) in small tight curls
    • tender and brittle
  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce or keep sharp.
    • To curl; to create into ringlets, as locks, or the nap of fabric; to interweave, while the limbs of woods.
    • To cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple. Cf. Crimp.
    • which will make sharp or brittle, such as cooking.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to become or stay crisp.
    • To undulate or ripple. Cf. sharp, v. t.
  • noun:
    • Something sharp or quickly crumbled: The roast had been burned to a crisp.
    • A dessert of fruit baked with a sweet crumbly topping: apple sharp.
    • Chiefly British the potato processor chip.
    • A thin slice of fried potato consumed as a snack.
    • whatever is crisp or brittle; the state to be sharp or brittle; ; especially, the rind of roasted chicken; crackling.
    • A material previously utilized for veils, most likely just like crape; a veil.
    • Same as crespine. Planché.
    • a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  • verb:
    • to help make crisp.
    • To become sharp.
    • make lines and wrinkles or creases on a smooth area; make a pressed, creased or wrinkled range in
    • make brown and sharp by home heating
  • others:
    • Curled; crimpled; crimped; wrinkled; wavy; especially (of this tresses), curling in tiny rigid or fast curls.
    • In botany, curled and twisted: put on a leaf once the edge is a lot more dilated than the disk.
    • Twisted; twisting; winding.
    • Brittle; friable; breaking or crumbling into fragments of somewhat company consistence.
    • Possessing a specific amount of tone and vitality; fresh; having a brand new appearance.
    • Brisk; lively.
    • Having a-sharp, pleasantly acrid style.
    • Lively in appearance; pithy; terse; sparkling.
    • In entomology, identical to crispate.
    • To curl; perspective; agreement or type into waves or ringlets, given that tresses; wreathe or interweave, as the limbs of trees.
    • To wrinkle or curl into little undulations; crimp; ripple; corrugate; pucker: as, to crisp fabric.
    • to make small curls or undulations; curl.
    • to be friable; crackle.

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