Found 3 items, similar to crisp.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; “a sharp
; “the sharp crack of a twig”
crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot”
2: tender and brittle; “crisp potato chips”
3: pleasantly cold and invigorating; “crisp clear nights and
; “a nipping wind”
; “a nippy fall day”
; (`parky' is a British term) [syn: frosty
4: pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when
chewed; “crisp carrot and celery sticks”
; “a firm apple”
5: in small tight curls [syn: frizzly
6: brief and to the point; effectively cut short; “a crisp
; “a response so curt as to be almost rude”
laconic reply; `yes'“; ”
short and terse and easy to
understand" [syn: curt
n : a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat [syn: chip
, Saratoga chip
v 1: make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; “The dress
, scrunch up
2: make brown and crisp by heating; “toast bread”
English → English
(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.
, v. i.
To undulate or ripple. Cf. Crisp
, v. t.
To watch the crisping ripples on the beach. --Tennuson.
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.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crisped
(kr?spt); p. pr. &
vb. n. Crisping
.] [L. crispare, fr. crispus. See Crisp
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.
, an instrument by which hair or any textile
fabric is crisped.
, the simplest form of crisping iron. --Is.