another name for persimmon (sense 2)
noun 1. a town in SW Ohio.
adjective, sharper, sharpest. 1. having a thin cutting edge or a fine point; well-adapted for cutting or piercing: a sharp knife. 2. terminating in an edge or point; not blunt or rounded: The table had sharp corners. 3. involving a sudden or abrupt change in direction or course: a sharp curve in the road; The […]
- Sharp apl
language (Or “Dictionary APL”) [“A Dictionary of the APL Language”, K. Iverson, Pub 0402, Sharp Assocs, Toronto, 1985]. (ftp://watserv1.waterloo.edu/languages/apl/sharp.apl). (1997-09-02)
- Sharp as a tack
shape someone up sharp as a tack Also, sharp as a razor. Mentally acute. For example, She’s very witty—she’s sharp as a tack. These similes are also used literally to mean “having a keen cutting edge” and have largely replaced the earlier sharp as a needle or thorn. The first dates from about 1900, the […]