Fizz vs Yeast - What's the difference?

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Fizz is a related term of yeast.


As nouns the difference between fizz and yeast

is that fizz is an emission of a rapid stream of bubbles while yeast is an often humid, yellowish froth produced by fermenting malt worts, and used to brew beer, leaven bread, and also used in certain medicines.

As verbs the difference between fizz and yeast

is that fizz is to emit bubbles while yeast is to ferment.

fizz

English

Noun

(es)
  • 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.

    Synonyms

    * (emission of bubbles) effervescence, foam, froth, head * (sound of bubbles) bubble, fizzle, hiss, sputter * (carbonated beverage) pop, seltzer, soda, tonic

    Verb

  • To emit bubbles.
  • To make a rapid hissing or bubbling sound.
  • the fizzing fuse of a bomb
  • To shoot or project something moving at great velocity.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 15 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Man City 4 - 3 Wolves , work=BBC citation , page= , 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.
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  • , year=2011 , date=January 15 , author=Sam Sheringham , title=Chelsea 2 -03 Blackburn Rovers , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Terry came close to doubling Chelsea's lead when his header from Lampard's mis-hit volley fizzed inches past the upright.}}

    Synonyms

    * (emit bubbles) bubble, effervesce, foam, froth * (make bubbling sound) fizzle, hiss, sizzle, sputter

    Derived terms

    * fizzy

    yeast

    English

    (wikipedia yeast)

    Noun

  • An often humid, yellowish froth produced by fermenting malt worts, and used to brew beer, leaven bread, and also used in certain medicines.
  • A single-celled fungus of a wide variety of taxonomic families.
  • *
  • # A true yeast or budding yeast in order Saccharomycetales.
  • ## , Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • ### A compressed cake or dried granules of this substance used for mixing with flour to make bread dough rise.
  • ## brewer's yeast, certain species of Saccharomyces'', principally ''Saccharomyces cerevisiae and .
  • # Candida , a ubiquitous fungus that can cause various kinds of infections in humans.
  • ## The resulting infection, candidiasis.
  • (figuratively) A frothy foam.
  • * 1851 , Herman Melville, Moby-Dick :
  • But what most puzzled and confounded you was a long, limber, portentous, black mass of something hovering in the centre of the picture over three blue, dim, perpendicular lines floating in a nameless yeast .

    Derived terms

    * active dry yeast * * brewer's yeast * red yeast rice * true yeast * yeast extract * yeast infection * yeasty

    See also

    * leaven * nutritional yeast

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To ferment.
  • (of something prepared with a yeasted dough) To rise.
  • (African American Vernacular English, slang) To exaggeratehttp://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/cgi-bin/res.pl?keyword=Yeasting&offset=0
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