Definitions for hissing

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilation(noun)

    a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

    "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hissing(Noun)

    the sound of a hiss

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hissing

    of Hiss

  2. Hissing(noun)

    the act of emitting a hiss or hisses

  3. Hissing(noun)

    the occasion of contempt; the object of scorn and derision

The Standard Electrical DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hissing

    A term applied to a noise sometimes produced by a voltaic arc; probably due to the same cause as frying, q. v.


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