siz|zle

siz|zle
siz|zle «SIHZ uhl», verb, -zled, -zling, noun.
–v.i.
1. to make a hissing sound, as fat does when it is frying or scorching.
2. to be very hot: »

to sizzle in a heat wave, to sizzle with anger.

–v.t.
1. to fry or scorch so as to produce a hissing sound.
2. to burn up with intense heat: »

A gas…ionizes into a hot, high-speed jet that sizzles the surface of the two metals and joins them (Science).

–n.
a hissing sound; sizzling.
[imitative]

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  • siz·zle — …   Useful english dictionary

  • zle — adaz·zle; ai·zle; bam·boo·zle; bam·boo·zle·ment; bez·zle; bum·fuz·zle; daz·zle·ment; driz·zle droz·zle; em·bez·zle; em·bez·zle·ment; goo·zle; ha·zle; hea·zle·wood·ite; noz·zle·man; piz·zle; puz·zle·ment; raz·zle; sche·moz·zle; schnoz·zle;… …   English syllables

  • siz — ag·as·siz·o·cri·nus; ag·as·siz; as·siz·er; siz·able; siz·able·ness; siz·ably; siz·ar; siz·ar·ship; siz·i·ness; siz·zler; siz·zle; syn·the·siz·er; down·siz·ing; siz·zling·ly; …   English syllables

  • sizzle — siz·zle …   English syllables

  • sizzle — siz|zle [ sızl ] verb intransitive to make the sound of food cooking in hot oil ╾ siz|zle noun singular …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sizzle — siz•zle [[t]ˈsɪz əl[/t]] v. zled, zling, n. 1) to make a hissing sound, as in frying; crackle 2) inf to be very hot 3) inf to be very angry 4) cvb to fry or burn with or as if with a hissing sound 5) a sizzling sound • Etymology: 1595–1605;… …   From formal English to slang

  • sizzle — siz|zle [ˈsızəl] v [I] [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: From the sound] to make a sound like water falling on hot metal ▪ The bacon began to sizzle in the pan …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sizzle — Siz zle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sizzled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sizzling}.] [See {Siss}.] To make a hissing sound; to fry, or to dry and shrivel up, with a hissing sound. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] Forby. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sizzle — Siz zle, n. A hissing sound, as of something frying over a fire. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sizzled — Sizzle Siz zle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sizzled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sizzling}.] [See {Siss}.] To make a hissing sound; to fry, or to dry and shrivel up, with a hissing sound. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] Forby. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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