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  • adj. superlative form of sharp: most sharp.

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  • The Veldhoven, Netherlands-based company, a key supplier to Intel Corp. and other chip makers, cut its forecast for the fourth quarter and the first half of next year, citing what it called the sharpest slowdown in demand it has seen for lithography systems, which map out tiny electronic circuits on silicon wafers.

    Chip-Equipment Firm ASML Cuts Outlook, Sets Layoffs

  • The Veldhoven, Netherlands-based company, a key supplier to Intel Corp. and other chip makers, cut its forecast for the fourth quarter and the first half of next year, citing what it called the sharpest slowdown in demand for lithography systems, which map out tiny electronic circuits on silicon wafers, it has ever witnessed.

    ASML lowers outlook, cuts work force

  • And despite what he described as the sharpest engagement of the war thus far at Nasiriyah, he said the war plan is on track and victory is certain.

    CNN Transcript Mar 23, 2003

  • My owner thinks I am a little different because I am not what you call the sharpest claw on the paw.

    The News Tribune Blogs

  • This stood in sharpest contrast to the mood of a festival concert that had taken place in the afternoon.

    Spoleto Festival U.S.A.: Sophistication, Meet Informality - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

  • My adventures there are seared in sharpest detail on my brain.

    Chapter XXXV

  • MCINTYRE (voice-over): What military commanders call the sharpest (audio interrupt) occurred at the Southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, about 100 miles north of Kuwait.

    CNN Transcript Mar 23, 2003

  • MCINTYRE (voice-over): What military commanders call the sharpest engagement of the war thus far occurred at the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriya about 100 miles north of Kuwait.

    CNN Transcript Mar 23, 2003

  • Languid and seductive Domani women might be on the outside, but they were still known as the sharpest traders anywhere.

    A Crown of Swords

  • It's no accident that jogging has become a national obsession -- in what Gallup calls the sharpest behavior reversal he has ever studied -- or that the drive for health and physical well-being stays at the top of the rising-demand list identified year after year in the Yankelovich monitor of changing values.

    Prime Time Preachers: The Rising Power of Televangelism; with an Introduction by T George Harris

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