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Definition of Crisp

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Crisp Crisp, v. i. To undulate or ripple. Cf. Crisp, v. t. To watch the crisping ripples on the beach. --Tennuson.
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Crisp Crisp, n. 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.
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Crisp Crisp (kr?sp), a. [AS. crisp, fr. L. crispus; cf. carpere to pluck, card (wool), and E. harvest. Cf. Crape.] 1. Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair. 2. Curled with the ripple of the water. [Poetic] You nymphs called Naiads, of the winding brooks . . . Leave jour crisp channels. --Shak. 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. It [laurel] has been plucked nine months, and yet looks as hale and crisp as if it would last ninety years. --Leigh Hunt. 5. Lively; sparking; effervescing. Your neat crisp claret. --Beau. & Fl. 6. Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively. The snug, small room, and the crisp fire. --Dickens.
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Crisp Crisp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crisped (kr?spt); p. pr. & vb. n. Crisping.] [L. crispare, fr. crispus. See Crisp. a. ] 1. To curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees. 2. To cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple. Cf. Crimp. The lover with the myrtle sprays Adorns his crisped tresses. --Drayton. Along the crisped shades and bowers. --Milton. The crisped brooks, Rolling on orient pearl and sands of gold. --Milton. 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.

Meaning of Crisp from wikipedia

- Crisp may refer to: Potato crisp, a thin slice of a potato deep fried or baked until crispy, known in American English as a potato chip Crisp (snack type)...
- Cosmic Crisp is an American apple with the variety designation WA 38. Breeding began in 1997 at the Washington State University (WSU) Tree Fruit Research...
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- Potato chips (often just chips), or crisps (in British English), are thin slices of potato that may have been deep fried or baked until crunchy. They are...
- Quentin Crisp (born Denis Charles Pratt; (1908-12-25)25 December 1908 – (1999-11-21)21 November 1999) was an English writer, raconteur and actor. From...
- crisp sandwich (in British English or Hiberno-English), piece and crisps (in Scottish English), chip sandwich, chipwich, potato chip sandwich, crisp sarnie...
- Cross-industry standard process for data mining, known as CRISP-DM, is an open standard process model that describes common approaches used by data mining...
- Donald Crisp (born George William Crisp, 27 July 1882 – 25 May 1974) was an English film actor. He was an early producer, director and screenwriter. His...
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- Edmund Nigel Ramsay Crisp, Baron Crisp, KCB (born 14 January 1952) is a British former senior civil servant in the Department of Health, public policy...
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