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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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Three varieties of hops and "a liberal amount of speciality malts" give it a bit of spiciness amid the dry crispness that make it a very interesting drink indeed.
Additionally, it has been found that ready meals made with Crisp Sensation retain their crispness and do not become soggy when kept warm for lengthy periods before being eaten.
Tesco's Peter Bexton said: "Black lager answers a beer drinker's prayer with a lager's crispness and an ale's flavour.
My world is the biggest opposite you could have from black and white, in terms of crispness, and I am happy with that.
Great graphics bring a new crispness to the Tomb Raider series, and environments cleverly hide a host of devilishly devised puzzles to tackle.
a high level of crispness with a clean hoppy aroma and no extraneous flavours .
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Both instrumental and sensory tests demonstrated that STRIP-N had a significantly higher crispness and lower chewiness than STRIP-W.
It has the high acidity and crispness of Pinot Grigio and a freshness only sparkling wine can give," he said.
Dish of the Year: Generously portioned salt and pepper rock cod, battered lightly to crispness, well-seasoned, tender and moist fillets.
99 with their La Chablisienne Chablis showing unoaked crispness compared to America's Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay, which shows tropical fruit and spice from barrel ageing
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