To make with the mouth a prolonged sound like that of the letter s, by driving the breath between the tongue and the teeth; to make with the mouth a sound like that made by a goose or a snake when angered; esp., to make such a sound as an expression of hatred, passion, or disapproval.
To make a similar noise by any means; to pass with a sibilant sound; as, the arrow hissed as it flew.
To condemn or express contempt for by hissing.
To utter with a hissing sound.
A prolonged sound like that letter s, made by forcing out the breath between the tongue and teeth, esp. as a token of disapprobation or contempt.
Any sound resembling that above described
The noise made by a serpent.
The note of a goose when irritated.
The noise made by steam escaping through a narrow orifice, or by water falling on a hot stove.
Unwanted random noise associated with audio tape, unmodulated record grooves and noisy amplifiers and other audio circuitry. In circuitry, hiss is caused by the thermal activity of the molecules in the materials of which that electronic component parts are made.
The most common audible noise component in audio recording, stemming from a combination of circuit and tape noise. Several noise reduction systems are available, such as Dolby, DBX, DNR (Dynamic Noise Reduction), DNL (Dynamic Noise Limiter), to help alleviate such problems.
Unwanted background noise in a sound system.
Noise in the audio frequency range, having subjective characteristics analogous to prolonged sibilant sounds.
a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
move with a whooshing sound
express or utter with a hiss
show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
A kind of undesirable audio frequency noise. Often called white, pink, or thermal noise.
Hiss results from a random, unwanted signal being reproduced. In an optical sound track this may come from a grainy or slightly fogged track area, or from scanning beyond the edge of the soundtrack.
Audio noise that sounds like air escaping from a tire.
Broadband tape or amplifier noise.... ( more)
A noise that sounds similar to that of a goose when irritated.
Background noise often heard on tape.
High-frequency noises caused by fans or fluorescent lights.