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Definition of crisp noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

crisp

 noun
noun
NAmE//krɪsp//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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  • a dessert (= a sweet dish) made from fruit that is covered with a rough mixture of flour, butter, and sugar, cooked in the oven and usually served hot apple crisp
  • Idioms
    burn something to a crisp
     
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    to cook something for too long or with too much heat, so that it becomes badly burned
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: crisp