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Crisp

Definition

[n] a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
[adj] 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"
[adj] (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
[adj] in small tight curls
[adj] pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed; "crisp carrot and celery sticks"; "a firm apple"; "crunchy lettuce"
[adj] pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"; (`parky' is a British term)
[adj] tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips"
[v] make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"
[v] make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled"

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