Crisp vs Cr - What's the difference?
As an adjective crisp
is (of something seen or heard) sharp, clearly defined.
As a noun crisp
is (british) a thin slice of fried potato eaten as a snack.
As a verb crisp
is to make crisp.
As a symbol cr is
(of something seen or heard) Sharp, clearly defined.
* This new television set has a very crisp image.
(dated) Curling in stiff curls or ringlets.
(obsolete) Curled by the ripple of water.
- crisp hair
Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture.
- You nymphs called Naiads, of the winding brooks Leave your crisp channels.
- The crisp snow crunched underfoot.
Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition.
* Leigh Hunt
- The cakes at tea ate short and crisp .
Of weather, air etc.: dry and cold.
Quick and accurate.
- It [laurel] has been plucked nine months, and yet looks as hale and crisp as if it would last ninety years.
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Brief and to the point. (Esp. in make it crisp .)
* It is better to understand the question clearly, pause for a little thinking and give a crisp answer.
* If we ask an expert about a certain query, this expert will often come up with a crisp answer (“yes” or “no”).
(obsolete) Lively; sparking; effervescing.
* Beaumont and Fletcher
Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.
* Charles Dickens
- your neat crisp claret
Of wine: having a refreshing amount of acidity; having less acidity than green wine, but more than a flabby one.
- the snug, small room, and the crisp fire
(British) A thin slice of fried potato eaten as a snack.
* (US) potato chip, potato crisp.
To make crisp.
To become crisp.
(dated) To curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees.
(archaic) To undulate or ripple.
- to crisp bacon by frying it
(archaic) To cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple.
- to watch the crisping ripples on the beach
- The lover with the myrtle sprays / Adorns his crisped tresses.
- The crisped brooks, / Rolling on orient pearl and sands of gold.
The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Costa Rica.