Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To make or become crisp; crisp.

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  • v. To make crisp.
  • v. To become crisp.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make brown and crisp by heating

Etymologies

crisp +‎ en (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then it was tossed into the oven for fifteen minutes to bake a little, melt the cheese, crispen the tortillas and make everything just right.

    From the Stove #1: Chicken Enchiladas « The BookBanter Blog

  • Let these acquire a golden brown crust on one side takes around 7-10 minutes after which turn them over and crispen for 10 more minutes.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Microwave the pre-cooked bacon slices 35 to 45 seconds to crispen.

    Carl's Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger

  • The time taken to cook / crispen will depend on the thickness of the pancake.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • It may be baked a second time to allow the top to crispen a bit- I'm still not sure about that one.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • Dantar felt the hair on his head crispen, the very air reaching his nostrils thick and heavy with the stench of burning and death.

    VENDETTA: THE GIANT NOVEL

  • Our passage to the equator from Sydney had been good, but for three days we had been bothered with light head winds and calms, and since four o'clock this day the ocean had stretched in oil-smooth undulations to its margin, with never a sigh of air to crispen its marvellous serenity into shadow.

    Stories by English Authors: the Sea

  • You have to do that to stay fresh and crispen up your reactions.

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  • I really need some and apple. com seems to have little to no applications ... jason crispen

    Geek.com

  • I used my iTunes equalizer to pull down the mid range a little and crispen the sound.

    Rogers Post

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