Whiz Whiz, n. A hissing and humming sound. [1913 Webster]

Like the whiz of my crossbow. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

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  • WHIZ — are the call letters used by three stations in Zanesville, Ohio that are owned by WHIZ Media Group:*WHIZ (AM), a radio station at 1240 AM *WHIZ FM, a radio station at 102.5 FM, also known as Z102 *WHIZ TV, a television station at channel 18WHIZ… …   Wikipedia

  • whiz — or whizz [hwiz, wiz] vi. whizzed, whizzing [echoic] 1. to move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound [the bus whizzed by him] 2. to make the buzzing or hissing sound of something moving swiftly through the air 3. Slang to urinate vt …   English World dictionary

  • whiz — clever person, 1914, probably a special use of whiz something remarkable (1908), an extended sense of WHIZZ (Cf. whizz); or perhaps a shortened form of wizard. Noun phrase whiz kid is from 1930s, a take off on a radio show s quiz kid …   Etymology dictionary

  • whiz — whiz·zer; whiz·zle; whiz; …   English syllables

  • Whiz — Whiz, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whizzed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whizzing}.] [Of imitative origin. ???. Cf. {Whistle}, and {Hiss}.] To make a humming or hissing sound, like an arrow or ball flying through the air; to fly or move swiftly with a sharp hissing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whiz — [n] very intelligent person adept, expert, genius, gifted person, marvel, pro*, prodigy, professional, star, virtuoso, wonder; concept 416 Ant. ignoramus, imbecile whiz [v] move quickly by bullet, buzz, dart, flit, fly, hiss, hum, hurry, hurtle,… …   New thesaurus

  • whiz — index race Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • WHIZ-TV — Infobox Broadcast call letters = WHIZ TV city = station station slogan = station branding = WHIZ TV News 18 analog = 18 (UHF) digital = 40 (UHF) other chs = affiliations = NBC network = founded = airdate = May 23, 1953 location = Zanesville, Ohio …   Wikipedia

  • WHIZ-FM — Infobox Radio Station name = WHIZ FM area = Zanesville, Ohio branding = Z102 slogan = Today s Hits, Yesterday s Favorites airdate = 1961 frequency = 102.5 (MHz) format = Adult Contemporary erp = 50,000 watts owner = WHIZ Media Group website =… …   Wikipedia

  • WHIZ (AM) — Infobox Radio station name = WHIZ city = Zanesville, Ohio area = slogan = branding = The Voice frequency = 1240 kHz repeater = airdate = share = share as of = share source = format = Variety power = 1,000 watts day 960 watts night erp = haat =… …   Wikipedia

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