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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv crisply in a well delineated manner "the new style of Minoan pottery was sharply defined"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Crisply In a crisp manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • crisply With crispness; in a crisp manner.
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In literature:

She spoke crisply, but her thoughts wandered.
"The Lion's Mouse" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
It is more stomachic than coldic, I believe, and those tea cakes are too crisply seductive!
"Hortus Inclusus" by John Ruskin
Ten yards more were covered and a second rifle shot cracked crisply down the canyon walls.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
Bors went into the control room, glanced about, and spoke crisply into the all-speaker microphone.
"Talents, Incorporated" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
As Diane caught her breath, Baird reported crisply.
"The Aliens" by Murray Leinster
But Miss Ethel had conquered a momentary trembling of the lips caused by Laura's tears, and she crisply broke the silence.
"The Privet Hedge" by J. E. Buckrose
But it was there, and looked as crisply new as the book.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
I remember how crisply cold was that one cubic foot of air that came back with the cylinder.
"Pharaoh's Broker" by Ellsworth Douglass
He was motionless for an instant in surprise, then he returned the salute as crisply as his spacesuit would allow.
"Fearful Symmetry" by Ann Wilson
The young couple, warmly clothed, set out through the splendid winter sunshine and over the crisply frozen snow to walk to Greenbushes.
"Her Mother's Secret" by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
Tiny wavelets broke crisply on the pebbled beach.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
How crisply it stood out against the dark foliage!
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
It was just then that Mrs. De Guenther's crisply spoken advice came.
"The Rose Garden Husband" by Margaret Widdemer
He was no longer young, and his crisply curling, thick hair was grey.
"The Trembling of a Leaf" by William Somerset Maugham
Her hair was frankly gray, but luxuriant and crisply waving.
"Shoe-Bar Stratton" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
She did not hesitate now that her mind was made up, but spoke quickly and crisply.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
Crisply, Greg informed Mallory of the situation.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
Set in a hot oven and cook until crisply tender, taking care there is no scorching.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
The parchment which rustled crisply in his pocket whispered how.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
The teacher's bell rang crisply and the voices changed to scampering feet.
"The Very Small Person" by Annie Hamilton Donnell

In poetry:

I dress thee in the withered leaves,
Like forests when their day is done,
I bear thee as the wain its sheaves,
Which crisply rustle in the sun.
"Memory" by William Ellery Channing
Hark! the old ruffian's shout,
Leading storm and wassail rout, —
Maiden Frost stepping crisply before,
Strewing hoar on fallen leaves,
Painting windows under eaves,
Warning Autumn to linger no more.
"Autumn And Winter." by Samuel Bamford

In news:

HobbyBoss' 1/48 scale F8F-1 Bearcat is crisply molded in gray plastic, the parts are free of flash and feature consistent, to-scale engraving.
There's a reason the spare white rooms of this contemporary Conshohocken storefront are perpetually filled with crisply pressed, pastel-wearing, fine-wine-toting Main Line devotees.
Off the crisply serrated Cornish coast, today a hazy blue, the surf arched big, rough crescents along the headlands, and a few seals bobbed in the waves.
The box contains crisply molded sprues with beautiful surface detail.
Crisply comic, disarmingly frank, and aurally bold, the sharpest poems in this seventh volume from Seibles (Hammerlock) set their emotional honesty in concisely unpredictable free verse.
Harper Regan's mother (Mary Beth Peil) asks her, a little crisply.
This is a steady performance of a book that, while gripping in its content and crisply paced, isn't quite a gold mine for an audio performer.
Smoked Gouda cheese 54 slices bacon, crisply cooked 27 slices tomato 54 slices bread of choice Butter, as needed.
Our crisply run bed-and-breakfast inn, Little Orchard, Undercliff Drive, St Lawrence, (44-1983) 731106, cost about $62 for a double room with private bath and full English breakfast.
Most significantly, the midfield, which was so sloppy in Kingston, moved the ball around crisply in Columbus and held on to it better.
Their Maine lobster fritters, small, hot, tender morsels wrapped in delicate cloaks of crisply fragile tempura, are sweet enough to fight over.
Cyber-hobby's 1/72 scale Sea Vixen is a beautiful model consisting of three sprues of crisply detailed parts, and good instructions.
But there is nothing of the Claes Oldenburg spirit in the final product, no giant bath towel hanging crisply from the facade with the Stedelijk logo stamped on it like a monogram.
A Southern classic at Columbia Firehouse : fat waffles with crisply fried chicken.
It may not handle as crisply as its smaller siblings, but it surpasses most of its crossover competition when it comes to dynamics and the fun-to-drive factor.

In science:

Theorem 9), which leads us to wonder whether there is some other property of a graph that characterizes the speed-up achieved by multiple random walks more crisply than hitting and mixing times.
Many Random Walks Are Faster Than One
Example 2 (PS): Just publish a concise Problem Statement paper brick to crisply define a research problem.
PaperBricks: An Alternative to Complete-Story Peer Reviewing
Note that these developments are different from what Knuth intended: “The literate programmer can be regarded as an essayist that explains the solution to a human by crisply defining the components and delicately weaving them together into a complete artistic creation” .
PIDoc: Wiki style Literate Programming for Prolog