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sharp

1. Music
a. denoting a note that has been raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone
b. (of an instrument, voice, etc.) out of tune by being or tending to be too high in pitch
2. Music
a. an accidental that raises the pitch of the following note by one chromatic semitone.
b. a note affected by this accidental
3. any medical instrument with sharp point or edge, esp a hypodermic needle

Sharp

Cecil (James). 1859--1924, British musician, best known for collecting, editing, and publishing English folk songs

sharp

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Assistant Minister for Health Ken Wyatt said these measures were designed to nip any non-compliance or sharp practices in the bud before they became a major problem.
I would like to share another sharp practice being perpetrated by one of the more respected schools in Dubai.
As Lord Justice Leveson was quick to point out, regional newspapers do not indulge in sharp practice.
Ed Mayo, former head of the National Consumer Council, called for an overhaul of rules to "empower" the public against cons and sharp practice.
I shared the hostility of local people and small businesses towards such sharp practice, and I am glad that it will soon be a thing of the past.
Treasury Minister David Gauke will tell the Policy Exchange think tank on Monday that scheme operators will be "named and shamed" for sharp practice.
We continually hear of campaigns and funding to encourage new folk to 'come racing', as well as feeble attempts to stamp out this sharp practice.
You're used to cutting edge advice from me - now here's a little sharp practice.
05 Ryanair denies it is a sharp practice and said it complies with con- sumer protection laws.
Explaining his decision, Mr Mahanama said: "It was disrespectful for David to publicly denigrate an opponent when commenting on a match-related incident, and imply that a South African player was engaging in sharp practice.
It is in the government's interest to put an end to sharp practice, with a regulator to pursue crass developers who diminish Bahrain's reputation for prudent investment in real estate.