fizz

[fiz]
verb (used without object)
1.
to make a hissing or sputtering sound; effervesce.
noun
2.
a fizzing sound; effervescence.
3.
soda water or other effervescent water.
4.
an iced mixed drink made of liquor, lemon juice, sugar, and soda: gin fizz.
5.
British Informal. champagne.

Origin:
1655–65; back formation from fizzle

fizzer, noun
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fizz (fɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make a hissing or bubbling sound
2.  (of a drink) to produce bubbles of carbon dioxide, either through fermentation or aeration
 
n
3.  a hissing or bubbling sound
4.  the bubbly quality of a drink; effervescence
5.  any effervescent drink
 
[C17: of imitative origin]
 
'fizzy
 
adj
 
'fizziness
 
n

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fizz
1660s, of imitative origin; the noun is recorded from 1812; meaning "effervescent drink" is from 1864.
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Example sentences
He unscrews the cap and lets a few drops leak onto the stone, where they fizz and bubble.
Rocks that don't contain calcium carbonate won't fizz.
Steve gets the carbonator ready to fizz up homemade citrus soda.
Calcite and aragonite are two minerals that will always fizz.
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