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Synonyms for fuzz

the fuzz


  • the police
  • the law
  • the police force
  • the constabulary
  • the law enforcement agency
  • the boys in blue
  • the Old Bill

Synonyms for fuzz

Synonyms for fuzz

filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

a hazy or indistinct representation

the first beard of an adolescent boy

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fuzz generator represents generating test cases with generation-based Fuzzing.
Shaun of the Dead grounded the George Romero zombie epic in British comedy, while Hot Fuzz transported Michael Bay-style action to a quiet, rural English village.
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are planning a sequel to Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, the final part of their so-called Blood and Ice Cream trilogy.
When the primer dries, sand off the fuzz with 100-grit pads.
With three to four events a week during peak season--each generating anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 depending on the length of time, special needs, and location--this business model proves positive for the group, whose sound is a fusion of soul, jazz, hip-hop, and rock In 2007, Peach Fuzz generated $150,000 in revenues and is projected to earn $250,000 for 2008 with 50% of that coming from the Fuzz Band's private and corporate-sponsored events.
HOT STUFF: Simon Pegg as DC Nick Angel in Hot Fuzz, one of the hit films helping Cineworld swing to a profit during the first-half of the year.
But for Kosse and his team, far the bigger challenge is under way with the gradual rollout of "Hot Fuzz," the first real litmus test of their ability to deliver where UIP could not, or would not.
While Hot Fuzz certainly isn't as satisfying as its zombified predecessor, Edgar Wright's film has charm and colourful performances in abundance, including the madcap lead pairing of Simon Peqq and Nick Frost.
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.
River: A delicate fuzz of fog/like mold, or moss,/all across the river/in this early light.
SE 2350 also boosts manufacturing efficiency 41% and cuts rework 35% by providing easy and consistent delivery from creel to winding mandrel, plus less friction and fuzz.
Flaws aside, however, if you're a TV junkie of a certain age, every page of The ABC Movie of the Week Companion will set off a flood of memories--and maybe inspire you to write letters to TV Land asking them to rerun How Awful About Allan or The Feminist and the Fuzz.
The FPA-3000 fuzz and pilling analyzer from Allasso Industries is a bench-top quality control instrument designed to provide a quantitative measure of fuzz and pilling in textile products as a result of abrasion and wash cycle trials.