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Sharp

Meanings and phrases

sharp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; crisp
  2. ending in a sharp point; acuate; acute; needlelike
  3. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; acute; discriminating; incisive; keen; knifelike; penetrating; penetrative; piercing
  4. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; astute; shrewd
  5. extremely steep; abrupt; precipitous
  6. harsh; sharp-worded; tart
  7. having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones; shrill
  8. keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point
  9. having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing
  10. (of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone
  11. very sudden and in great amount or degree
  12. quick and forceful

sharp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. changing suddenly in direction and degree; sharply; acutely

sharp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  2. a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

card sharp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games; cardsharp; cardsharper; card sharper; sharper; sharpie; sharpy; card shark

double sharp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a musical notation of two sharps in front of a note indicating that it is to be raised by two semitones

look sharp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. act or move at high speed; rush; hasten; hurry; festinate

sharp tongue

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bitter or critical manner of speaking

sharp contrast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is a dreamer, in sharp contrast to Katie, whose view of the world is realistic.
  • In sharp contrast, decolonization was an entirely different process of state formation.
  • David casts them in a soft light, not in the sharp contrast of Brutus or of the Horatii.

sharp decline

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After the 1977 season Shadow entered into a sharp decline.
  • The film saw a sharp decline in its second weekend, dropping over 50%.
  • During the recession, there was an extremely sharp decline in industrial production.

sharp turn

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But their fate takes a sharp turn with the sudden intervention of a third person.
  • At this point, the road takes a sharp turn northwest and heads towards Lower Jemseg.
  • The road continues east until a sharp turn north right before the final intersection.

sharp increase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2012, there was a sharp increase in stock theft.
  • 3G/4G mobile internet usage has been on a sharp increase in recent years.
  • There is a sharp increase in methane concentrations due to methanogenesis.

very sharp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The river is deep with very sharp rocks.
  • Its bill is slender and very sharp.
  • The very sharp strictures of Scripture on homosexual practices (Gen. 1; Rom.

sharp curves

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • With this axle little trouble was experienced from the sharp curves.
  • The appropriately named Crooked Creek Road includes a number of sharp curves and turns along its length.
  • )<br> Grenada's roads can pose hazardous driving conditions, including aggressive drivers and sharp curves.

sharp teeth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, it should be accorded respect due to its powerful jaws and sharp teeth.
  • Redjack has a brown mohawk and filed-down sharp teeth, while Blackbeak has a peg leg.
  • There are many sharp teeth, and the dorsal surface of the head has a patch of enlarged scales.

sharp point

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The snout is pronounced and has a comparatively sharp point.
  • The female fruit-producing flowers have associated bracts which end in a sharp point.
  • They taper to a sharp point, which is typically more yellow than the rest of the leaf.

sharp edges

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is usually macular with sharp edges and not itchy.
  • Instead, it had sharp edges.
  • The leaves are large, palmate and often with spines or sharp edges along the petioles.

sharp rise

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another sharp rise leads up again to a ridge almost as high as Stoppel Point known unofficially as Arizona due to its dryness.
  • Due to a sharp rise in economic relations with Turkey, interest in learning Turkish, in particular among young people, has been growing on a yearly basis.
  • Concerns that competition in the coal industry could decline as a result of these changes were heightened by a sharp rise in coal prices in the wake of the 1973 oil crisis.

sharp criticism

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • was a sharp criticism of the system of "wage-slavery" found in the north.
  • Sastri's comments evoked sharp criticism from the nationalist poet Subramanya Bharathi.
  • This decision came under Congressional review in 1955 and drew sharp criticism from Congress.

makes a sharp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Columbia makes a sharp bend to the west at the Washington–Oregon border.
  • At this point, Highway 300 runs south-southeast and makes a sharp turn to the east-northeast.
  • At Old Queen Anne Road, Route 137 makes a sharp turn to the northwest and enters downtown East Harwich.

sharp drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first week of April saw a sharp drop in enemy contact in the Quyet Thang operational area.
  • Also, women experience menopause at an average age of 48.8 and a sharp drop in the hormone estrogen.
  • There was a sharp drop in turnout for the election - falling into the twenties for only the second time in post-war history - to 29.6%.

sharp curve

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At the shore loop the distance between the inner rails was , which necessitated a very sharp curve.
  • The shorter down direction line followed the originally planned alignment, and made a sharp curve rising at 1 in 49.
  • He had two fastballs, one of which regularly hit 95 MPH and occasionally hit 100, a sharp curve and an occasional slider.

sharp edge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The rim is not significantly worn, and displays a sharp edge.
  • The sharp edge of the CIA's sword has been let loose with few strings attached.
  • The rim along the east and southeast flanks displays slumping, producing a sharp edge.
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