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any of various derisive sounds of disapproval

to make a sharp sibilant sound

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a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

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

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express or utter with a hiss

show displeasure, as after a performance or speech

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More than this, the HISS was a means of capturing and disseminating departmental information which senior managers thought, when fully operational, had the potential to usurp control over information from the departments and their feeder systems.
Hiss argues for a "landscape" or "regional" approach to planning that would treat cities and their hinterlands as a unit and make decisions that benefit both.
Editorial Note: Tony Hiss is an author, lecturer, and consultant on restoring America's cities and landscapes.
Based in the music department of the University of Huddersfield, HISS has enhanced the talents of a community of composers and performers that allows them to experiment with different types of microphone techniques and interfaces.
As Hiss began flying as her strength returned Jackie says she was not always 'textbook perfect' in her lessons.
HISS works with a variety of airlines, including Cargolux, Cathay Pacific, Singspore Airlines, Quantas, Korean Airlines and Emirates.
Shelton's book probes a question many observers of Alger Hiss have long wondered about: why did Hiss doggedly maintain his innocence of charges that he was a spy for the Soviet Union, not only after he was accused by Whittaker Chambers in 1948, but after his federal conviction in 1950, even until his death in 1996?
In the introduction to Spies, 'How I Came to Write My Notebooks, Discover Alger Hiss, and Lose to His Lawyer', Vassiliev says of the KGB's 1983 recruitment overture to him: 'It didn't take me much time to guess what [the offer] meant, and I said, 'Yes!
The two trials of former State Department official Alger Hiss (1904-96) also centered on a "Red Scare": the accusation that he was a communist.
The admission follows the release of an interview with Jehuda Hiss, the former head of Israel's forensic institute, in which he said that workers at the institute had harvested skin, corneas, heart valves and bones from Israelis, Palestinians and foreign workers.
Israel has admitted that it harvested organs from the dead bodies of Palestinians and Israelis in the 1990s, without permission from their families The admission follows the release of an interview with Jehuda Hiss, the former head of Israel's forensic institute, in which he said that workers at the institute had harvested skin, corneas, heart valves and bones from Israelis, Palestinians and foreign workers.In the interview, which was conducted in 2000 when Hiss was head of Tel Aviv's Abu Kabir forensic institute, he said: We started to harvest corneas ...
Mohammed Mar'i | Arab News <p>RAMALLAH: The chief Israeli pathologist and director of the Institute of Forensic Medicine at Abu Kabir, professor Yehuda Hiss, has admitted harvesting organs from the bodies of dead Palestinians without the consent of their families.
The 57-minute video was filmed by Yehuda Hiss, the director and chief pathologist at the Abu Kabir Institute of Forensic Medicine, and explains how he authorized organ theft, gave instructions to doctors to do so and said he would sometimes snatch the organs himself.