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CRISP

(1)
A Lisp-like language and compiler for the IBM 370 written by Jeff Barnett of SDC, Santa Monica, CA, USA in the early 1970s. It generalised Lisp's two-part cons nodes to n-part nodes.

crisp

(2)
(Or "discrete") The opposite of "fuzzy".
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Our interchangeable drawers, with automatic humidity-controlled crispers and an ethylene-absorbing cartridge in one drawer, offer a simple solution to help maintain the maximum freshness of different foods by allowing them to be stored separately.
In new Kenmore refrigeration models, the crisper drawer is infused with Microban antimicrobial protection to continuously inhibit the growth of stain and odor causing bacteria.
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All this makes for a few plot twists that, while amusing, aren't terrifically surprising; the script in general could've used some crisper gag lines.
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If anything, the graphics are brighter and crisper in the scaled down version," says W.
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