High in pitch; acute; as, a sharp note or tone.
Raised a semitone in pitch; as, C sharp (C#), which is a half step, or semitone, higher than C.
So high as to be out of tune, or above true pitch; as, the tone is sharp; that instrument is sharp. Opposed in all these senses to flat.
The character [#] used to indicate that the note before which it is placed is to be raised a half step, or semitone, in pitch.
Cutting in language or import; biting; sarcastic; cruel; harsh; rigorous; severe; as, a sharp rebuke.
Lots of acid and/or tannin.
Sharp is a term to describe the acid taste on the palate. Not necessarily unpleasant.
Keenly or unduly attentive to one's own interest; close and exact in dealing; shrewd; as, a sharp dealer; a sharp customer.
(adj) neat, smart, tricky. Ex. "That hat is as sharp as a tack".
sophisticated or professional sports bettor [Go to source
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"
Having a very thin edge or fine point; of a nature to cut or pierce easily; not blunt or dull; keen.
Affecting the sense as if pointed or cutting, keen, penetrating, acute: to the taste or smell, pungent, acid, sour, as ammonia has a sharp taste and odor; to the hearing, piercing, shrill, as a sharp sound or voice; to the eye, instantaneously brilliant, dazzling, as a sharp flash.
Very trying to the feelings; piercing; keen; severe; painful; distressing; as, sharp pain, weather; a sharp and frosty air.
Of keen perception; quick to discern or distinguish; having nice discrimination; acute; penetrating; sagacious; clever; as, a sharp eye; sharp sight, hearing, or judgment.
Terminating in a point or edge; not obtuse or rounded; somewhat pointed or edged; peaked or ridged; as, a sharp hill; sharp features.
To a point or edge; piercingly; eagerly; sharply.
The point in an image at which fine detail and textures are clear and well defined.
ending in a sharp point
Precisely; exactly; as, we shall start at ten o'clock 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"
Describes an image or part of an image that shows crisp, precise texture and detail. The opposite of blurred or soft.
Excess acid predominates, disturbing the otherwise balanced flavors (see also crisp, hard).
A sewing needle having a very slender point; a needle of the most pointed of the three grades, blunts, betweens, and sharps.
Any object used or encountered that can be reasonably anticipated to penetrate the skin or any other part of the body, resulting in an exposure incident. Sharps include, but are not limited to, needle devices, scalpels, lancets, broken glass and capillary tubes, exposed ends of dental wires and knives, drills and burs.
a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point
a longer needle than a Between, still with a small eye, that is used for hand applique.