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fizz (plural fizzes)
- An emission of a rapid stream of bubbles.
- I poured a cola and waited for the fizz to settle down before topping off the glass.
- The sound of such an emission.
- Evan sat back in the hot tub and listened to the relaxing fizz and pops produced by the eruption of bubbles.
- A carbonated beverage.
- Nathan ordered an orange fizz from the soda jerk at the counter.
- (emission of bubbles): effervescence, foam, froth, head
- (sound of bubbles): bubble, fizzle, hiss, sputter
- (carbonated beverage): pop, seltzer, soda, tonic
emission of rapid stream of bubbles
carbonated beverage — see soda
- (intransitive) To emit bubbles.
- (intransitive) To make a rapid hissing or bubbling sound.
- the fizzing fuse of a bomb
- (intransitive) To shoot or project something moving at great velocity.
2011 January 15, Saj Chowdhury, “Man City 4 - 3 Wolves”, in BBC:
- And just before the interval, Kolarov, who was having one of his better games in a City shirt, fizzed in a cracker from 30 yards which the Wolves stopper unconvincingly pushed behind for a corner.
- To travel at a great velocity, producing a sound caused by the speed.
2011 January 15, Sam Sheringham, “Chelsea 2 -03 Blackburn Rovers”, in BBC:
- Terry came close to doubling Chelsea's lead when his header from Lampard's mis-hit volley fizzed inches past the upright.
- (emit bubbles): bubble, effervesce, foam, froth
- (make bubbling sound): fizzle, hiss, sizzle, sputter