fizzing
fizz fizz (f[i^]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {fizzed} (f[i^]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {fizzing}.] [Cf. Icel. f[=i]sa to break wind, Dan. fise to foist, fizzle, OSw. fisa, G. fisten, feisten. Cf. {Foist}.] To make a hissing sound, such as that of a burning fuse or a bubbling carbonated beverage. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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