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verb [I] uk   /fɪz/ us  

fizz verb [I] (PRODUCE GAS)

If a liquid fizzes, it produces a lot of bubbles and makes a continuous 's' sound: I could hear the champagne fizz as he poured it into my glass.Physical and chemical processes

fizz verb [I] (SOUND)

to make a long sound like the s in 'sing': Fireworks fizzed above the crowd.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact


noun [U] uk   /fɪz/ us  

fizz noun [U] (GAS BUBBLES)

bubbles of gas in a liquidDrinks - general words UK informal a fizzy drink, especially champagne: Who'd like some fizz?Wines and winemakingSoft drinks

fizz noun [U] (SOUND)

a long sound like the s in 'sing'Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of fizz from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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