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fizz

verb [I] uk   us   /fɪz/

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.

fizz verb [I] (SOUND)

to make a long sound like the s in "sing": Fireworks fizzed above the crowd.

fizz

noun [U] uk   us   /fɪz/

fizz noun [U] (GAS BUBBLES)

bubbles of gas in a liquid UK informal a fizzy drink, especially champagne : Who'd like some fizz?

fizz noun [U] (SOUND)

a long sound like the s in "sing"
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