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Hiss

(his),
Philip, U.S. bacteriologist, 1868-1913. See: Hiss stain.

HISS

Abbreviation for:
Hospital Information Support Systems
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The scientists divided the recorded sounds into three categories: hisses, noisy whistles with static-like fuzz, and complex, pure whistles.
Sueur and Aubin divided the recordings into hisses, noisy whistles with lots of static-like fuzz, and relatively pure whistles with bands of sometimes-crisscrossing frequencies from two voices.
He playfully traps a cockroach in his mouth, feigns fear with exaggerated expressions and hisses back at the big, brown insects that number in the 200s.