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fizz

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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fizzfizz1 /fɪz/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 CSOUNDif a liquid fizzes, it produces a lot of bubbles and makes a continuous sound 🔊 champagne fizzing out of the bottle
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fizz• The television tubes sputtered and fizzed.• Under his flat tongue, the Nitrostat started to fizz and bring him to life.• I dropped the tablet in the glass. It fizzed and dissolved.• The firework fizzed for a moment and then went off with a bang.• That thing was fizzing in his brain.• The champagne fizzed in the glasses.• Table Tennis Douglas aims to fizz past a flat champion.• Down in the housing scheme there was hardly a noise; the lamps fizzed quietly on the empty street.• Fireworks burst up into the dark sky, then fizz to nothing.• Next to Billy was little Paul Lazzaro with a broken arm. he was fizzing with rabies.
Related topics: Drink
fizzfizz2 noun [singular, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 DFDSOUNDthe bubbles of gas in some kinds of drinks, or the sound that they make2 DFD British English informal champagne
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fizz• Shares were given a fizz rising 8p to £2 before slipping to close at 198p.• Would make a good mix for Kir Royale or Bucks fizz.• New Orleans favours a mid-morning milk punch, or its own variation on the gin fizz.• The champagne tasted sharp and dry and it had lost its fizz.• They kissed her and all had another glass of fizz before Charles started the dreary journey back to Willesden on the Underground.• Maybe there's a slight fizz of excitement when the day arrives.• That change should take the fizz out of the stock market, Mr Lucas figures.
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Verb table
fizz
Simple Form
Present
theyfizz
itfizzes
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Past
it, theyfizzed
Present perfect
theyhave fizzed
ithas fizzed
Past perfect
it, theyhad fizzed
Future
it, theywill fizz
Future perfect
it, theywill have fizzed
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Continuous Form
Present
theyare fizzing
itis fizzing
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Past
theywere fizzing
itwas fizzing
Present perfect
theyhave been fizzing
ithas been fizzing
Past perfect
it, theyhad been fizzing
Future
it, theywill be fizzing
Future perfect
it, theywill have been fizzing
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