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crisp

 (krĭsp)
adj. crisp·er, crisp·est
1. Firm but easily broken or crumbled; brittle: crisp potato chips.
2. Pleasingly firm and fresh: crisp carrot and celery sticks.
3.
a. Bracing; invigorating: crisp mountain air.
b. Lively; sprightly: music with a crisp rhythm.
4. Conspicuously clean or new: a crisp dollar bill.
5. Marked by clarity, conciseness, and briskness: a crisp reply.
6. Having small curls, waves, or ripples. Used of hair.
v. crisped, crisp·ing, crisps
v.tr.
To make or keep crisp.
v.intr.
To become or remain crisp.
n.
1. Something crisp or easily crumbled: The roast was burned to a crisp.
2. A dessert of fruit baked with a sweet crumbly topping: apple crisp.
3. Chiefly British A potato chip.

[Middle English, curly, from Old English, from Latin crispus; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

crisp′ly adv.
crisp′ness n.

crisp

(krɪsp)
adj
1. dry and brittle
2. fresh and firm: crisp lettuce.
3. invigorating or bracing: a crisp breeze.
4. clear; sharp: crisp reasoning.
5. lively or stimulating: crisp conversation.
6. clean and orderly; neat: a crisp appearance.
7. concise and pithy; terse: a crisp reply.
8. wrinkled or curly: crisp hair.
vb
to make or become crisp
n
9. (Cookery) Brit a very thin slice of potato fried and eaten cold as a snack
10. something that is crisp
[Old English, from Latin crispus curled, uneven, wrinkled]
ˈcrisply adv
ˈcrispness n

crisp

(krɪsp)

adj. crisp•er, crisp•est,
v. adj.
1. hard but easily breakable; brittle: crisp crackers.
2. firm and fresh: crisp lettuce.
3. brisk; clear: a crisp reply.
4. clean-cut; well-groomed.
5. bracing; invigorating: crisp weather.
6. (of hair) lying in small, stiff curls.
v.t., v.i.
7. to make or become crisp.
8. to curl.
n.
9. Brit. potato chip.
10. a dessert of apples or other fruit baked with a crunchy topping of crumbs, sugar, etc.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English < Latin crispus curled]
crisp′ly, adv.
crisp′ness, n.

crisp


Past participle: crisped
Gerund: crisping

Imperative
crisp
crisp
Present
I crisp
you crisp
he/she/it crisps
we crisp
you crisp
they crisp
Preterite
I crisped
you crisped
he/she/it crisped
we crisped
you crisped
they crisped
Present Continuous
I am crisping
you are crisping
he/she/it is crisping
we are crisping
you are crisping
they are crisping
Present Perfect
I have crisped
you have crisped
he/she/it has crisped
we have crisped
you have crisped
they have crisped
Past Continuous
I was crisping
you were crisping
he/she/it was crisping
we were crisping
you were crisping
they were crisping
Past Perfect
I had crisped
you had crisped
he/she/it had crisped
we had crisped
you had crisped
they had crisped
Future
I will crisp
you will crisp
he/she/it will crisp
we will crisp
you will crisp
they will crisp
Future Perfect
I will have crisped
you will have crisped
he/she/it will have crisped
we will have crisped
you will have crisped
they will have crisped
Future Continuous
I will be crisping
you will be crisping
he/she/it will be crisping
we will be crisping
you will be crisping
they will be crisping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crisping
you have been crisping
he/she/it has been crisping
we have been crisping
you have been crisping
they have been crisping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crisping
you will have been crisping
he/she/it will have been crisping
we will have been crisping
you will have been crisping
they will have been crisping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crisping
you had been crisping
he/she/it had been crisping
we had been crisping
you had been crisping
they had been crisping
Conditional
I would crisp
you would crisp
he/she/it would crisp
we would crisp
you would crisp
they would crisp
Past Conditional
I would have crisped
you would have crisped
he/she/it would have crisped
we would have crisped
you would have crisped
they would have crisped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crisp - a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fatcrisp - a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
snack food - food for light meals or for eating between meals
Verb1.crisp - make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"
fold, fold up, turn up - bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit - to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
ruck, ruck up, pucker - become wrinkled or drawn together; "her lips puckered"
2.crisp - make brown and crisp by heatingcrisp - make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
heat, heat up - make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
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"
distinct - easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"
2.crisp - tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips"
tender - easy to cut or chew; "tender beef"
3.crisp - pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
4.crisp - pleasingly firm and fresh; "crisp lettuce"
fresh - recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce"
5.crisp - (of hair) in small tight curls
curly - (of hair) having curls or waves; "they envied her naturally curly hair"
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"
concise - expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"

crisp

adjective
1. firm, crunchy, crispy, crumbly, fresh, brittle, unwilted Bake the potatoes till they're nice and crisp.
firm soft, limp, withered, wilted, floppy, drooping, droopy, flaccid
2. bracing, fresh, refreshing, brisk, invigorating a crisp autumn day
bracing warm, pleasant, mild, clement, balmy
3. clean, smart, trim, neat, tidy, orderly, spruce, snappy, clean-cut, well-groomed, well-pressed He wore a panama hat and a crisp white suit.
4. brief, clear, short, tart, incisive, terse, succinct, pithy, brusque In a clear, crisp voice, he began his speech.
Translations
حازِم، واضِح وصارِمناضِر، طازَجهَش، سَريع الإنكِسارهَشّ
křehkýlupínekráznýchřupavý
sprødchipsfrisk
tuore
hrskav
ferskurkartöfluflagaskÿr; ótvíræîurstökkur
パリパリした
바삭바삭한
gaivustraškumastraškustraškutis
cietsizteiksmīgskraukšķīgi kartupeļikraukšķīgsnoteikts
pražené zemiakové lupienky
drobljivhrustljav
frasig
กรอบ
giòn

crisp

[krɪsp]
A. ADJ (crisper (compar) (crispest (superl)))
1. (= fresh, crunchy) [lettuce, salad] → fresco; [apple, snow, bacon, leaves] → crujiente; [paper] → limpio; [banknote] → nuevecito; [linen] → almidonado
2. (= cold, clear) [air] → vivificante, vigorizante; [day, morning] → frío y despejado
the weather was clear and crispel día estaba frío y despejado
3. (= sharp) [voice, sound] → bien definido, nítido; [image] → nítido
4. (= tight) [curl] → apretado
5. (= brisk, curt) [tone, reply] → seco, tajante; [statement, phrase] → escueto
a crisp prose styleuna prosa escueta
B. N (Brit) (also potato crisp) → patata f frita (de bolsa), papa f (frita) (de bolsa) (LAm)
burnt to a crisp [toast etc] → chamuscado; [person] (= sunburnt) → achicharrado

crisp

[ˈkrɪsp]
adj
(= crunchy) [apple, lettuce, vegetable] → croquant(e); [pastry] → croustillant(e)
[cotton, sheets] → impeccable
[weather, morning] → frais(fraîche)
[tone, manner, reply] → vif(vive)
n
(British) crisps (= potato chips) → chips fpl, pommes fpl chips
a bag of crisps → un paquet de chips
to be burnt to a crisp → être carbonisé(e)

crisp

adj (+er) apple, lettuceknackig, fest; bread, biscuits, baconknusprig; snowverharscht; leavestrocken; appearanceadrett, frisch; curls, clothessteif; manner, voice, style of writing, remarkknapp; air, weather, colourfrisch; soundklar; (Sport) shotsauber; ten-pound notebrandneu; a crisp dry white wineein leichter, trockener Weißwein; a crisp spring morningein frischer Frühlingsmorgen
n (Brit: = potato crisp) → Chip m; to burn something to a crispetw verbrutzeln lassen; toastetw verkohlen lassen; burned or blackened to a crispvöllig verbrutzelt; toastvöllig verkohlt
vt (also crisp up) breadaufbacken

crisp

[krɪsp] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (bacon, biscuit, lettuce) → croccante; (snow) → fresco/a; (bank note) → nuovo/a di zecca; (linen) → inamidato/a; (air) → fresco/a, frizzante; (manner, tone, reply) → secco/a, brusco/a; (style) → conciso/a e vivace

crisp

(krisp) adjective
1. stiff and dry enough to break easily. crisp biscuits.
2. (of vegetables etc) firm and fresh. a crisp lettuce.
3. (of manner, speech etc) firm and clear.
noun
short for potato crisp.
ˈcrisply adverb
ˈcrispness noun
ˈcrispy adjective

crisp

هَشّ křehký sprød knackig τραγανός crujiente tuore croquant hrskav croccante パリパリした 바삭바삭한 knapperig sprø chrupki crocante хрустящий frasig กรอบ taze giòn 脆的
References in classic literature ?
Glegg had doubtless the glossiest and crispest brown curls in her drawers, as well as curls in various degrees of fuzzy laxness; but to look out on the week-day world from under a crisp and glossy front would be to introduce a most dreamlike and unpleasant confusion between the sacred and the secular.
Once he was ahead, however, there was an inevitability to the victory which said much for the resolve and determination of a man who slams down serves at 135mph and follows up with the crispest of volleys.
As he bore in on goal his finish was not the crispest but it was enough to beat Dubourdeau, who was guarding his near post, as Lovenkrands put the ball in at the far side.
It was a fine point, the debaters at Bournbrook on Saturday agreed: had the National League selectors deprived Moseley to a greater degree, by their selection of Leigh Hinton, their crispest back, than Birmingham & Solihull, from whom they had taken the warrior forward, Julian Hyde?
A constant 425[degrees] oven--regular or convection--produced the crispest, most richly browned skin and juiciest breast and thigh meat.
The stories are among the crispest, most evocative case histories I have seen.
I can truthfully say that the many Nightforce scopes I have tested have the crispest, almost blindingly sharp image of any telescopic sight I have ever snapped up to my eyeball, scopes matched only by a German scope manufacturer whose optical sights sell for considerably more.
Each theatre auditorium of the Surprise Multiplex is completely digital, using UltraStar Cinemas' exclusive Pure Digital Cinema(R) technology providing the crispest, clearest motion picture technology available.
The little people and unfashionable clubs do have a place in English football -and it arrived yesterday, in Wales admittedly,on the crispest of February afternoons under the magnificent canopy of the Millennium Stadium.
Salute Bolton's grit in winching themselves off the floor after being laid horizontal by the crispest of goals from Sylvain Wiltord and Robert Pires.
His clever cut back to the edge of the six-yard box was met by Smith with the crispest of side-footed volleys which left Anderlecht keeper Zvonko Milojevic with no hope.
The crispest, sassiest, most thirst-quenching versions come from the Alto Adige and Veneto regions of northern Italy.