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    WUKEN is offline Member
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    crisp, crunchy

    Hello, teachers:
    I am wondering if the term "crunchy" and "crisp" are interchangable, e.g. crisp/crunchy vegetable.
    May I have your clarification?
    Thanks a lot!

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    Re: crisp, crunchy

    Not to me- crunchy breaks into small pieces and/or requires some chewing, while crisp is just a firm texture, though others may see things differently.

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    Re: crisp, crunchy

    crunchy = crisp

    crunchy: Definition from Answers.com

    crisp = brittle = crumbly = crunchy (Chambers Dictionary of Synonyms)

    Translated from English to Russian

    in scientific and technical dictionary

    crunchy

    crisp
    «crunchy" in other dictionaries : OneLook · Oxford · Merriam-Webster

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