ul·​tra·​sharp ˌəl-trə-ˈshärp How to pronounce ultrasharp (audio)
: extremely or extraordinarily sharp: such as
: exceedingly well-adapted to cutting or piercing
an ultrasharp knife
: exceedingly clear or distinct
ultrasharp images
ultrasharp vision

Examples of ultrasharp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An ultrasharp conductive tip (in this case, made of gold) is positioned less than 1 nanometer from the specimen, which scans the surface. IEEE Spectrum, 23 Oct. 2023 Their players’ medical records are a tempting target for opponents—or gamblers—looking for leverage, while their on-field signs can be stolen with real-time ultrasharp video. Dan Weil, WSJ, 7 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ultrasharp was in 1864

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“Ultrasharp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrasharp. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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