(Or “Dictionary APL”)
[“A Dictionary of the APL Language”, K. Iverson, Pub 0402, Sharp Assocs, Toronto, 1985].
- 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 […]
noun 1. (informal) an organization that has been underperforming its competitors but suddenly becomes more successful, often as a result of new management or changes in its business strategy
noun 1. a passerine bird, Oxyruncus cristatus, of New World tropical forests, having greenish plumage and a pointed bill, related to the tyrant flycatchers.
adjective 1. cut so as to have a sharp edge: a tool with a sharp-cut blade. 2. distinctly outlined; clearly defined.