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tr. & intr.v. crisp·ened, crisp·en·ing, crisp·ens
To make or become crisp; crisp.


to make or become crisp


(ˈkrɪs pən)

v.t., v.i.
to make or become crisp.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.crispen - make brown and crisp by heatingcrispen - 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"

crispen (up)

vt sep breadaufbacken; blouse etcauffrischen
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Desouki NN, Kallas SJ, Hameed O, Khabele D, Crispens MA, Fadare O.
Don't be tempted to move them for at least three or four minutes while the skin crispens.
Eileen, Selly Oak A Cooking the pork at a lower heat is great to help keep the meat moist, but it is the dry heat in the oven that crispens the skin to make it crackling.