Origin of hiss
OTHER WORDS FROM hisshisser, nounhiss·ing·ly, adverbouthiss, verb (used with object)un·hissed, adjective
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How to use hiss in a sentence
The cascading raindrops, the hiss of cars on glistening streets, the splashes of pedestrians striding through puddles, all showed up.After many dry days, Saturday was wet, or at least fairly wet|Martin Weil|October 17, 2021|Washington Post
Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson, engineers at Bell Labs, were stymied by a persistent hiss in the house-sized, horn-like antenna they were repurposing for radio astronomy.
He stumbled upon a hiss coming from somewhere in the constellation Sagittarius, in the direction of the center of the galaxy.
The highs sound a little crunchy and there’s a very slight hiss when no sound is happening.
The contention was that a sellout was taking place led by, of all people, Richard Nixon, who originally exposed Alger Hiss.The End of the Illusion: America Finally Learns Its Limits|Jacob Heilbrunn|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Others hiss at reporters they disagree with, creating a toxic and tense environment.
When the hiss of reptiles turns to words, you hear something that you have never heard and will never forget.
Back in 2005, for instance, he argued that the U.S. housing bubble was starting to hiss badly.
Smith's method usually gives good results, as does also the more simple method of Hiss (p. 263).
When it is inconvenient to stain before the smears have dried, capsules can be shown by the method of Hiss.
With an explosive hiss, gray jets of live steam erupted from pipes around the edge of the room.
And Edom shall be desolate: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all its plagues.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
As the leader finished her remarks Mrs. Haight brought her teeth together with a snap and shot through them a little hiss.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton