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Overview of noun sharp

The noun sharp has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. sharp

(a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named)

2. sharp

(a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point)


Overview of adj sharp

The adj sharp has 12 senses? (first 9 from tagged texts)
1. (9) crisp, sharp

((of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot")

2. (6) acuate, acute, sharp, needlelike

(ending in a sharp point)

3. (6) acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp

(having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations")

4. (6) astute, sharp, shrewd

(marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow")

5. (3) sharp, sharp-worded, tart

(harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark")

6. (3) shrill, sharp

(having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones ; "a shrill whistle"; "a shrill gaiety")

7. (3) abrupt, precipitous, sharp

(extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop")

8. (2) sharp

(keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds")

9. (1) sharp

(having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point")

10. sharp

((of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "C sharp")

11. sharp

(very sudden and in great amount or degree; "a sharp drop in the stock market")

12. sharp

(quick and forceful; "a sharp blow")


Overview of adv sharp

The adv sharp has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) sharply, sharp, acutely

(changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"; "the visor was acutely peaked"; "her shoes had acutely pointed toes")

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