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sharpen meaning

EN[-ɑː(r)pən]
WSharpen
  • Sharpen is an Eclipse plug-in useful for multiplatform code development, having the ability to convert from one language to another. Sharpen can convert Java to C# and vice versa.
  • If the converted code does not run properly, the user has to remove parts that does not compile, but a better way is to modify methods that do not compile to do their calls by reflection.
  • It is desirable that Sharpen creates a Java source code version of the backport, to allow debugging on the respective platforms.

    Definition of sharpen in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGsharpensPRsharpeningPT, PPsharpened
    1. VT (sometimes figuratively) To make sharp.
      1. to sharpen a pencil or a knife ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The brush is needed to whisk eraser dust away. The chief advantage of this eraser is that it may be sharpened to a point to erase a very small area.
      • In the hours before daylight he sharpened the skids and tightened the lashings to prepare for the long dogsled journey.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Sharpening a photograph can oversaturate the colours.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
      • Transitive verbs
    Related Links:
    1. en sharpener
    2. en sharpens
    3. en sharpened
    4. en sharpeners
    5. en sharpenest
    Source: Wiktionary
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    Grammatically, this word "sharpen" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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