from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or character of being sharp, in any sense of that word.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or condition of being sharp; keenness; acuteness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable the
cutting abilityof an edge; keenness
- noun uncountable the fineness of the point a pointed object
- noun countable The product or result of being
- noun of food, etc.
- noun of an image
- noun of intelligence
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun harshness of manner
- noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
- noun a strong odor or taste property
- noun thinness of edge or fineness of point
- noun the quality of being sharp and clear
- noun the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
- noun the quality of being keenly and painfully felt
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It's like watching a photo develop, give it time and the sharpness is amazing.
Notice the decrease in sharpness as I increased the f-stop (decreased the aperture diameter).
The decrease in sharpness going from f5. 6 to f11 is almost not noticeable.
His temper and mental sharpness is questionable. —
Found it suprising how much greater the clarity and sharpness is in the 2004 version really was.
But the true measure of sharpness is pixels per square inch.
Turns out that for real world use, sharpness is probably more important than megapixel size.
I'm physically strong again, but the sharpness is not what I'd like.
I've never written sitcom before and I'm beginning to realise that with every five pages you start with, you have to edit it down to two to maintain sharpness, vigour and the gag ratio.
What, out of compunction for a certain sharpness with which she had spoken, Mrs. Halifax was about to wish, remained undeclared.