from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the cutting ability of an edge; keenness
- n. the fineness of the point a pointed object
- n. The product or result of being sharp.
- n. pungency or acidity
- n. distinctness, focus
- n. acuteness or acuity
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or condition of being sharp; keenness; acuteness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being sharp, in any sense of that word.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. harshness of manner
- n. a quick and penetrating intelligence
- n. a strong odor or taste property
- n. thinness of edge or fineness of point
- n. the quality of being sharp and clear
- n. the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
- n. the quality of being keenly and painfully felt
It's like watching a photo develop, give it time and the sharpness is amazing.
The decrease in sharpness going from f5. 6 to f11 is almost not noticeable.
Notice the decrease in sharpness as I increased the f-stop (decreased the aperture diameter).
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.
I'm physically strong again, but the sharpness is not what I'd like.
Turns out that for real world use, sharpness is probably more important than megapixel size.
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.