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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.

crisps

potato chips
Translations
brambůrky
chips
perunalastut
čips
ポテトチップス
감자칩
čips
chips
มันฝรั่งหั่นบางทอดกรอบ
khoai tây chiên giòn khô

crisps

[krɪsps] npl (Brit) → patatine fpl

crisps

شَرَائِح البَطاطِس brambůrky chips Kartoffelchips πατατάκια papas fritas, patatas fritas de bolsa perunalastut chips čips patatine fritte ポテトチップス 감자칩 chips potetgull czipsy batata chips, batata frita às rodelas finas хрустящий картофель chips มันฝรั่งหั่นบางทอดกรอบ cips khoai tây chiên giòn khô 炸薯片
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At length he reached the fir-tree beneath which she was sitting, and with a crisp crackling sound he alighted beside her, and looked at her lovely face.
March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.
Anne thought those Friday evening gypsyings over the autumnal hills in the crisp golden air, with the homelights of Avonlea twinkling beyond, were the best and dearest hours in the whole week.
He'd have liked to have slipped away secret, but we was keeping him under espionage too crisp for that, so he has to tell us.
The dust in the curtains, if you will pardon me for hinting such a thing, has parched my throat to a crisp.
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All was fresh and beautiful after the sultriness of the desert, and the sunshine and sweet, crisp air were delightful to the wanderers.
The sky over them was like a jewelled cup from which the dusk was pouring; the air was crisp with the compelling tang of the sea, and the whole landscape was infused with the subtleties of a sea evening.
It was a crisp, clear day, the first of its order for some time; the night had brought a touch of frost, and the autumn air, bright and sharp, made the church bells almost gay.
Out from the centre of the sea, poor Pip turned his crisp, curling, black head to the sun, another lonely castaway, though the loftiest and the brightest.
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