1. A musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named (synset 106879649)
  2. A long thin sewing needle with a sharp point (synset 104192000)
  1. Changing suddenly in direction and degree (synset 400505194)
    "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"; "the visor was acutely peaked"; "her shoes had acutely pointed toes"
  1. (of something seen or heard) clearly defined (synset 300783911)
    "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
  2. Ending in a sharp point (synset 301815474)
  3. Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions (synset 301748764)
    "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
  4. Marked by practical hardheaded intelligence (synset 300440649)
    "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
  5. Harsh (synset 301809862)
    "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"
  6. Having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones (synset 301217102)
    "a shrill whistle"; "a shrill gaiety"
  7. Extremely steep (synset 301148636)
    "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"
  8. Keenly and painfully felt;
    As if caused by a sharp edge or point (synset 300806609)
    "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds"
  9. Having or made by a thin edge or sharp point;
    Suitable for cutting or piercing (synset 300804397)
    "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point"
  10. (of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone (synset 301582381)
    "C sharp"
  11. Very sudden and in great amount or degree (synset 301147715)
    "a sharp drop in the stock market"
  12. Quick and forceful (synset 300846349)
    "a sharp blow"

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