(of an object) Having an edge or point that is able to cut or pierce something
cut the cake with a very sharp knife
keep tools sharp
Producing a sudden, piercing physical sensation or effect
I suddenly felt a sharp pain in my back
(of a food, taste, or smell) Acidic and intense
sharp goats' milk cheese
(of a sound) Sudden and penetrating
there was a sharp crack of thunder
(of words or a speaker) Intended or intending to criticize or hurt
she feared his sharp tongue
(of an emotion or experience) Felt acutely or intensely; painful
her sharp disappointment was tinged with embarrassment
Tapering to a point or edge
a sharp pencil
her face was thin and her nose sharp
Distinct in outline or detail; clearly defined
the job was a sharp contrast from her past life
the scene was as sharp and clear in his mind as a film
(of clothes or their wearer) Neat and stylish
they were greeted by a young man in a sharp suit
(of an action or change) Sudden and marked
there was a sharp increase in interest rates
he heard her sharp intake of breath
(of a bend, angle, or turn) Making a sudden change of direction
a sharp turn in the river
Having or showing speed of perception, comprehension, or response
her sharp eyes missed nothing
his old mind was not so sharp as it once was
he had a sharp sense of humor
Quick to take advantage, esp. in an unscrupulous or dishonest way
Paul's a sharp operator
(of musical sound) Above true or normal pitch
(of a note) A semitone higher than a specified note
the song sits on E and F-sharp
the quartet in C-sharp minor
(of a key) Having a sharp or sharps in the key signature
recorder players are most comfortable in sharp keys
Raise the pitch of (a note)
Cheat or swindle (someone), esp. at cards
the fellow is drunk, let's sharp him
A musical note raised a semitone above natural pitch
The sign (♯) indicating this
A long, sharply pointed needle used for general sewing
A thing with a sharp edge or point, such as a hypodermic needle, a blade, or a fragment of glass
the safe disposal of sharps and clinical waste
A swindler or cheat
Precisely (used after an expression of time)
the meeting starts at 7:30 sharp
In a sudden or abrupt way
the creek bent sharp left
he was brought up sharp by Helen's voice
Above the true or normal pitch of musical sound
he heard him playing a little sharp on the high notes
sharply: 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"
a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
crisp: (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point
acuate: ending in a sharp point
acute: 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"
Sharp is the solo debut album by American R&B album by Angela Winbush, after she left the duo Rene & Angela. The album was released in 1987 and peaked at #7 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart in the United States; the album also peaked at #81 on the Billboard 200. ...
Sharp were a mid-1980s English rock band featuring former Jam members Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler. They released one single.
Sharp is a lunar impact crater located to the west of the Sinus Iridum bay of the Mare Imbrium, beyond the Montes Jura range. To the southwest is the crater Mairan. Due to its location, Sharp appears oblong because of foreshortening. The crater rim is actually circular.
Sharp is an album by the Italian group Etnica released in 2004.
Sharp flour is made from hard wheat. It is a term used by millers in Fiji and is in common usage throughout the populace as evidenced by newspaper reports whenever the price of flour changes, with the new price of sharp listed. Sharp is used as an ingredient for roti in Fiji.
In music, sharp, diese (from French), or diesis (from Italian) means higher in pitch and the sharp symbol raises a note by a half step . Intonation may be flat, sharp, or both, successively or simultaneously. ...
The symbol ♯, placed after the name of a note in the key signature or before a note on the staff to indicate that the note is to be played a semitone higher; A note that is played a semitone higher than usual; denoted by the name of the note that is followed by the symbol ♯; A note that is ...
(sharply) In a sharp manner; pertaining to precision
(Sharps) Small, thin, very sharp needles used for piecing and doing appliqué.
(SHARPS) Items that can puncture the skin, such as needles and IV catheters. Sharps should be disposed of in a special “Sharps container.”
(sharps) containers for old needles
(Sharps) A term used to describe needles and syringes.
(Sharps) An accidental that raises a given pitch by one half-step. See also key signature.
(Sharps) Hypodermic needles, suture needles, injector needles, scalpel blades, razor blades, pins and other items sharp enough to cause percutaneous injury, penetration of unbroken skin; may include other items normally not disposed of following use such as scissors, teeth, fingernails, and ribs.
(Sharps) Hypodermic needles, syringes, (with or without the attached needle), pasteur pipettes, scalpel blades, suture needles, blood vials, needles with attached tubing, and culture dishes (regardless of presence of infectious agents). ...
(Sharps) Instruments used in delivering healthcare that can inflict a penetrating injury.
(Sharps) are needles used for general sewing. They have a sharp point, a round eye and are of medium length. The difference between sharps and other sewing needles can mainly be seen in their length.
(Sharps) contaminated surgical waste, in this context used injecting equipment.
(Sharps) fine needles for joining pieces and stitching on appliqué