What is sharpness?

  • (noun): Thinness of edge or fineness of point.
    Synonyms: keenness
    See also — Additional definitions below


Sharpness is an English port in Gloucestershire, one of the most inland in Britain, and eighth largest in the South West. It is on the River Severn at grid reference SO669027, at a point where the tidal range, though less than at Avonmouth downstream (14 m typical spring tide), is still large (10 m typical spring).

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Hyperfocal Distance - Acceptable Sharpness
... The hyperfocal distance is entirely dependent upon what level of sharpness is considered to be acceptable ... The criterion for the desired acceptable sharpness is specified through the circle of confusion (CoC) diameter limit ...
... Sharpness is an English port in Gloucestershire, one of the most inland in Britain, and eighth largest in the South West ... The village of Sharpness is pronounced with the emphasis on the second syllable, Sharpness, as compared to the common noun, which has the emphasis ... The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal starts here, and the river used to be crossed here by the Severn Railway Bridge - however, this was damaged beyond repair by a ship collision in 1960 ...
Sharpness Branch Line - Re-opening Proposal
... Sharpness Berkeley Railway Ltd (Company No ... In March 2011, site clearance at Sharpness was carried out by members of the Proactive Vision community group, which has obtained a lease of part of the line from Network Rail ... Sharpness Berkeley Railway Ltd, Company No ...
Unsharp Masking - Comparison With Deconvolution
... While unsharp masking increases the apparent sharpness of an image in ignorance of the manner in which the image was acquired, deconvolution increases the ... is applied in reality to microscopy and astronomical imaging, where the value of gained sharpness is high, imaging devices and the relative subject positions ...
Sharpness Branch Line
... The Sharpness Branch Line was a railway in Gloucestershire, England, built by the Midland Railway (MR) to connect the port of Sharpness to the main Bristol and Gloucester Railway ...

More definitions of "sharpness":

  • (noun): The quality of being sharp and clear.
    Synonyms: distinctness
  • (noun): Harshness of manner.
    Synonyms: asperity
  • (noun): The attribute of urgency.
    Synonyms: edge
  • (noun): A strong odor or taste property.
    Example: "The sharpness of strange spices"
    Synonyms: pungency, bite

Famous quotes containing the word sharpness:

    The values by which we are to survive are not rules for just and unjust conduct, but are those deeper illuminations in whose light justice and injustice, good and evil, means and ends are seen in fearful sharpness of outline.
    Jacob Bronowski (1908–1974)