Sharping
Sharp Sharp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sharped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sharping}.] 1. To sharpen. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mus.) To raise above the proper pitch; to elevate the tone of; especially, to raise a half step, or semitone, above the natural tone. [1913 Webster]


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