Pronunciation: kr?spt
a.1.Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair.
2.Curled with the ripple of the water.
3.Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow.
The cakes at tea ate short and crisp.
- Goldsmith.
4.Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition.
5.Lively; sparking; effervescing.
Your neat crisp claret.
- Beau. & Fl.
6.Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.
The snug, small room, and the crisp fire.
- Dickens.
v. t.1.To curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees.
[imp. & p. p. Crisped (kr?spt); p. pr. & vb. n. Crisping.]
2.To cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple. Cf. Crimp.
3.To make crisp or brittle, as in cooking.
Crisping iron
an instrument by which hair or any textile fabric is crisped.
Crisping pin
the simplest form of crisping iron.
- Is. iii. 22.
v. i.1.To undulate or ripple. Cf. Crisp, v. t.
n.1.That which is crisp or brittle; the state of being crisp or brittle; as, burned to a crisp; specifically, the rind of roasted pork; crackling.
Noun1.Crispcrisp - a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
Verb1.crisp - make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled"
2.crisp - make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
Synonyms: toast
Adj.1.crisp - (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
Synonyms: sharp
2.crisp - tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips"
Synonyms: crispy
3.crisp - pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"; (`parky' is a British term)
4.crisp - pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed; "crisp carrot and celery sticks"; "a firm apple"; "crunchy lettuce"
Synonyms: crunchy, firm
5.crisp - in small tight curls
Synonyms: frizzly, frizzy, nappy, kinky
6.crisp - brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
Synonyms: laconic, terse, curt
1.CRISP - A Lisp-like language and compiler for the IBM 370 written by Jeff Barnett of SDC, Santa Monica, CA, USA in the early 1970s. It generalised Lisp's two-part cons nodes to n-part nodes.
2.crisp - (Or "discrete") The opposite of "fuzzy".
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