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sharp

2 adverb
     
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1

at ten-thirty/2 o'clock etc sharp

at exactly 10.30, 2.00 etc:
We're meeting at one-thirty sharp.
2

sharp left/right

British English if you turn sharp left or right, you make a sudden change of direction to the left or right:
You turn sharp right at the crossroads.
3

look sharp

British English old-fashioned used to tell someone to do something quickly:
If you look sharp you might catch him before he leaves for London.
4APM played or sung at a slightly higher pitch than is correct [↪ flat]

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