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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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Sturrock received a rousing reception on the pitch before the start of the first game in his second spell as Argyle boss - but he was shifting uneasily in the directors box as early as the ninth minute when Bednar finished crisply following a cross from midfielder Zoltan Gera.
Gail (Wojo on ``Barney Miller''), Quinn and young Eden Sher (as Sharon's nerdily precocious daughter) are others delivering their lines in a crisply witty fashion.
In contrast to its rough exterior, the interior spaces are flooded with light, and are crisply detailed, with three habitable floors and a basement compressed within the building's two-storey carcass.
Newell writes cleanly and crisply, and the book is organized into short, focused chapters that pack in a good deal of advice -- much summarized in bullet form.
Even the scholarly apparatus of the catalogue raisonne and its account of the sculptures' condition, history, and bibliography is crisply enough written not to discourage non-specialists.
The advantages and disadvantages of contracts are spelled out; specific provisions of contracts are crisply identified.
An appetiser of pea soup with basil oil can be followed by starters of Penclawdd cockles, perfectly cleaned, crisply fried in batter and served with a freshly made sauce tartare, or a rich smooth chicken liver parfait with red onion marmalade and wholemeal toast.
Tall, handsome, and with a more muscular style than that of the silken Astaire, Racey tapped and mugged and glided through a crisply staged production number, a comictwo-left-feet routine and a ballroom adagio with Nancy Lemenager in the Ginger role.
Narrator Flosnik marches the narrative along crisply and energetically.
Harvest the pods when they are large enough and snap crisply in half.
We haven't executed as crisply as we can in a couple of important areas, but you can see these guys have kept plugging away.
From the yellow pine used in the crisply articulated roof structure to carpets, glass and ceramics, the project is also underscored by a strong enthusiasm for recycled or low cost materials.