from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being crisp.
- n. An instance of being crisp.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being crisp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being crisp, crimped, curled, or brittle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. firm but easily broken
- n. a pleasing firmness and freshness
- n. an expressive style that is direct and to the point
I saw it on Tuesday, the crispness is pretty amazing.
Cotton flannel and knit sheets offer you more softness without crispness, which is just what some people want.
Do not put them in a covered dish, for that would steam them and deprive them of their crispness, which is one of their great charms.
As a rule the air is dry, and therefore that delightful fresh crispness, which is so invigorating, prevails, as it does in Norway, where, one day when we were with Dr. Nansen at Lysaker, the thermometer registered 9° below zero Fahr., yet we found it far less cold than England on a mild damp day.
To allow your celery to remain saturated with the dressing, even for an hour, will destroy its crispness, which is an essential quality of its excellence.
In my infinite wisdom, I took Kevin Worthington's advice and made them twice as large as Apple advises, the better to be scaled down for "crispness" — except I think I made them 157 pixels square instead of 158, which I believe means they're not going to be any more crisp than anything else.
Unilux units are designed for the film and video industry, and are used all the time in commercial shoots to add "crispness" to moving product shots.
Odd as this seems, there really is in _Caroline de Lichtfield_  not merely something which distinguishes it from the ordinary "sensibility" tale of its time (it was first printed at Lausanne in 1786), but a kind of crispness of thought now and then which sometimes does suggest Gibbon, in something the same way as that in which Fanny Burney suggests Johnson.
The crispness which is felt at that season of the year, stirred the young hearts and enlivened the spirits in spite of the serious situation in which all three found themselves.
Instead, Akradi and Life Time recommitted themselves to ensuring the "crispness" of every interaction with its members.