sharp

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sharp is part of the Basic English 850.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
sharp

Comparative
sharper

Superlative
sharpest

  1. Having a cutting edge; not dull.
    He has a sharp knife.
  2. Intelligent or quick to learn.
    That girl is sharp.
  3. Strong in flavor.
    That lemonade is sharp.
    I would like sharp Cheddar cheese.

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Noun[change]

Singular
sharp

Plural
sharps

A sharp
  1. A blade, especially a sword used in fencing, with a sharp tip.
    Jesse preferred to practice with sharps.
  2. (music) A sharp is a note that is one half step above the one that is named.
    The last note that she sang was a D sharp, not a C flat.