Definitions for "Crisp"
Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition.
Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.
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.
Keywords:  undulate, ripple, ringlets, curl, crape
Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair.
Curled with the ripple of the water.
To curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees.
Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow.
To make crisp or brittle, as in cooking.
To make firm and brittle in very cold water or in refrigerator (lettuce or other greens, for example).
Keywords:  oats, butter, flour, baked, nuts
Fruit is topped with a “rubbed” mixture of butter, sugar and flour, then baked. Topping often includes nuts or oats.
a catch-all term for fruit baked with a topping of flour, sugar, and butter and, sometimes, with chopped nuts or rolled oats or crumbs mixed in
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Keywords:  nippy, parky, snappy, shorthair, frosty
pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"; (`parky' is a British term)
Firm, not soft or limp. Refers to British Shorthair coat texture.
Keywords:  oven, crunch, firmer, celery, crunchy
To wash, especially vegetables, or let stand in cold water to make firmer.
Make food firm and crunchy by letting vegetables stand in ice water or bread dry in an oven.
You do this to foods when you want to restore the crunch to foods; vegetables such as celery and carrots can be crisped with an ice water bath, and foods such as stale crackers can be heated in a medium oven to toast them back to crispness.
Keywords:  laconic, curt, terse, retort, rude
brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
Acronym for Columbia River Salmon Passage, the passage model developed by the Center for Quantitative Studies at the University of Washington under contract to the Bonneville Power Administration.
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Lively; sparking; effervescing.
describes fabrics with a smooth, clean surface, good body, and a relatively firm hand which may make noise when rustled.
make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled"
In reproduced sound: sharply focused and detailed, sometimes excessively so because of a peak in the mid-treble region.
Keywords:  pastry, batter, boiling, dropping, fat
A pastry made by dropping batter into boiling fat ( OED).
Keywords:  trigger, sudden, manner, break, extra
A trigger is crisp when it passes the break point in a sudden and definite manner, with no extra movement.
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