(of a substance) Firm, dry, and brittle, esp. in a way considered pleasing or attractive
the snow is lovely and crisp
(of a fruit or vegetable) Firm, indicating freshness
(of the weather) Cool, fresh, and invigorating
a crisp autumn day
(of paper or cloth) Smoothly and attractively stiff and uncreased
a crisp $5 bill
(of hair) Having tight curls, giving an impression of rigidity
(of a way of speaking or writing) Briskly decisive and matter-of-fact, without hesitation or unnecessary detail
they were cut off with a crisp “Thank you.”
Give (something, esp. food) a crisp surface by placing it in an oven or grill
crisp the pita rounds in the oven
(of food) Acquire a crisp surface in this way
open the foil so that the bread browns and crisps
Curl into short, stiff, wavy folds or crinkles
A dessert of fruit baked with a crunchy topping of brown sugar, butter, and flour
(of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
chip: a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
wrinkle: make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"
tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips"
crispen: make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"
Potato chips (Known as chips in American, Australian and Canadian English, as well as most European languages; or crisps in British and Irish English) are thin slices of potato that are deep fried or baked until crispy. Potato chips are commonly served as an appetizer, side dish, or snack. ...
The CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects) is a fully searchable database of biomedical research projects funded by the U.S. government. ...
A crisp is a type of dessert, usually consisting of a type of fruit, baked with a crispy topping, hence the name. The topping usually consists of butter, flour, oats, brown sugar and usually spices such as cinnamon and/or nutmeg. ...
Crisp was a champion Australian steeplechase horse. He was a bay Thoroughbred gelding that was foaled in 1963 in Australia. In his native country he won many important jumping races including the Hiskens Steeplechase in 1969 and 1970. So well did he jump, he was nicknamed "The Black Kangaroo". ...
Crisp, as a surname, may refer to: * Bob Crisp (1911-1994), South African cricketer. * Charles Frederick Crisp (1845 - 1896), U.S. politician. * Covelli Loyce "Coco" Crisp (1979), baseball center fielder. ...
The use of wine tasting descriptors allow the taster an opportunity to put into words the aromas and flavors that they experience and can be used in assessing the overall quality of wine. ...
A thin slice of fried potato eaten as a snack; To make crisp; To become crisp; Sharp, clearly defined; Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair; Curled with a ripple of water; Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow; Possessing a ...
(crisped) very strongly undulate; margins which are wavy in a vertical plane, the waves themselves with secondary waves. cf. undulate
(CRISPS) n. Snack chips; usually the potato kind.
(Crisps) These are made from potatoes that have been dehydrated, flaked, rehydrated, and pressed into uniform shapes. Pringles and Lays Stax are crisps.
(crisps) n. Chips. This particular confusion caused me no end of troubles in the US - I've never been so disappointed with a bag of chips in my life (I'd even have preferred the 3am green ones).
(crisps) n. chips; I’ll have the soup and a packet of crisps.
(crisps) thinly sliced potato chips that have been baked or fried and seasoned before packaging for commercial sale
Crisps are defined as a baked fruit dessert that has a topping (streusel-like) made from flour, sugar, butter that has been combined until it is crumbly and looks like coarse meal. Nuts, spices, and oats can also be added. ...
Fresh, brisk character, usually with high acidity.
Wine has pronounced but pleasing tartness, acidity. Fresh, young and eager, begs to be drunk. Generally used to describe white wines only, especially those of Muscadet de Sevres et Maine from the Loire region of France.
Refreshing and relatively acid. Crispness is a desirable quality in light, flinty white wines that are drunk young.
Acidic tartness noticeable without overwhelming; a favourable term, typical of good whites.
To restore the crunch to foods; vegetables such as celery and carrots can be crisped with an ice water bath, and foods such as stale crackers can be heated in a medium oven.