An emission of a rapid stream of bubbles.
The sound of such an emission.
- I poured a cola and waited for the fizz to settle down before topping off the glass.
A carbonated beverage.
- Evan sat back in the hot tub and listened to the relaxing fizz and pops produced by the eruption of bubbles.
- 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
To emit bubbles.
To make a rapid hissing or bubbling sound.
To shoot or project something moving at great velocity.
- the fizzing fuse of a bomb
, date=January 15
, author=Saj Chowdhury
, title=Man City 4 - 3 Wolves
, passage=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.
, date=January 15
, author=Sam Sheringham
, title=Chelsea 2 -03 Blackburn Rovers
, passage=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
From (etyl) fisten, fiesten, from (etyl) .
The act of breaking wind; fise.
From (etyl) fist, from (etyl) 'five'. More at five.
hand with the fingers clenched or curled inward
(printing) the pointing hand symbol
(ham radio) the characteristic signaling rhythm of an individual telegraph or CW operator when sending Morse code
(slang) a person's characteristic handwriting
A group of men.
The talons of a bird of prey.
- The boxer's fists rained down on his opponent in the last round.
(informal) An attempt at something.
* 2005 , Darryl N. Davis, Visions of Mind: Architectures for Cognition and Affect (page 144)
- More light than culver in the falcon's fist .
- With the rise of cognitive neuroscience, the time may be coming when we can make a reasonable fist of mapping down from an understanding of the functional architecture of the mind to the structural architecture of the brain.
* bunch of fives
* iron fist
* hand over fist
* rule with an iron fist
To strike with the fist.
To close (the hand) into a fist.
* 1969 , Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor , Penguin 2011, p. 29:
- ...may not score a point with his open hand(s), but may score a point by fisting the ball.'' Damian Cullen. "Running the rule." ''The Irish Times 18 Aug 2003, pg. 52.
To grip with a fist.
* 1851 ,
- He noticed Ada's trick of hiding her fingernails by fisting her hand or stretching it with the palm turned upward when helping herself to a biscuit.
(slang) To fist-fuck.
- I am an officer; but, how I wish I could fist a bit of old-fashioned beef in the fore-castle, as I used to when I was before the mast.