Definition Of sharp


(of an action or change) sudden and marked.

there was a sharp increase in interest rates

(of an object) having an edge or point that is able to cut or pierce something.

cut the cake with a very sharp knife

(of musical sound) above true or normal pitch.

The entire musical burden is shifted to the massive chorus, while fierce sharp chords pronounce the onset of the bloody wounds.

a long, sharply pointed needle used for general sewing.

a musical note raised a semitone above natural pitch.

Choices in successive levels expand to all notes, then sharps and flats.

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Example Of sharp

  • A sharp click sounded in her ears, but she was too busy to notice.

  • A smooth, curved bedline is much easier to mow around than one with a lot of sharp angles and corners.

  • An elderly, well-dressed lady spoke in sharp tones to the pair, both of whom looked towards me and became silent.

  • Another is to replace the sharp words with words of encouragement or at least something neutral.

  • As he made sharp turns around corners, he couldn't help but wonder why the guy was chasing him over an apple.

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