A small bubble between the layers of the skin that contains watery or bloody fluid and is caused by friction and pressure, burning, freezing, chemical irritation, disease or infection.
A swelling on a plant.
(medicine) Something applied to the skin to raise a blister; a vesicatory or other applied medicine.
- Painful blisters swelled my tender hands.
* 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , I.168:
A bubble, as on a painted surface.
(roofing) An enclosed pocket of air, which may be mixed with water or solvent vapor, trapped between impermeable layers of felt or between the membrane and substrate.
A type of pre-formed packaging made from plastic that contains cavities
- 'T is written in the Hebrew Chronicle, / How the physicians, leaving pill and potion, / Prescribed, by way of blister , a young belle, / When old King David's blood grew dull in motion, / And that the medicine answered very well [...].
- blister card
- blister pack
* blister pack
To cause blisters to form.
To criticise severely.
To break out in blisters.
* blood blister
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