Fuzz

Fuzz may refer to:
*Vellus, a type of short, fine body hair on an animal
*Tomentum, a filamentous hairlike growth on a plant
*Focus (optics), a blur effect
*Fuzzbox, an electric guitar distortion effect
*A derogatory slang term for the police
*FuzzBuster, a brand of radar detector
*Fuzz (music company), a music label, artist promotion platform, and music community.
*The Fuzz (band), a 1970s music group

Mathematics and computer science

*Fuzz testing, a software testing technique
*Fuzzy associative matrix, an expression of fuzzy logic rules in matrix form
*Fuzzy Control Language, FCL, a language for implementing fuzzy logic
*Fuzzy control system, a controller which uses fuzzy logic
*Fuzzy mathematics, a fuzzy mathematics
*Fuzzy measure theory, a special class of measures.
*Fuzzy logic, an extension of Boolean logic dealing with the concept of partial truth
*Fuzzy game, a concept in combinatorial game theory
*Fuzzy set, an extension of the classical set theory used in fuzzy logic
*Fuzzy set operations, a set of operations performed on fuzzy sets
*Fuzzy string searching, an approximate string searching algorithm
*Fuzzy math, in the United States, the name given to the reformed method of teaching mathematics in school. Also used as a euphemism in the 2000 Presidential Election.

Arts and entertainment

*Fuzz club, a Sheffield rock night
*Fuzzy dice, an automotive decoration
*Fuzzy Duck, a drinking game
*Fuzzy felt, a toy
*Fuzzy (video game character), a enemy from the video game Music
* "Fuzzy (album)", a 1993 album by Grant Lee Buffalo
*"Fuzzy Logic (album)", an album by Super Furry AnimalsComics, Children's books and films
*Fuzzy, a fictional furry extraterrestrial
*Fuzzy, a 1990s Boston-based new-wave band
*"Fuzzy Knights", a comic strip
*"Get Fuzzy" comics
*"Sam and Fuzzy", a comic stripPolice/Crime films
*"Fuzz (film)", 1972
*Hot Fuzz, a 2007 cop film starring Simon Pegg.

People

*Fuzzy Haskins, singer and guitarist for Parliament-Funkadelic
*María Fernanda Malo, aka Fuzz, a Mexican actress
*Fuzz Scoota, a Detroit-based underground rapper
*Fuzzy Wuzzy
*Mark Ronson, Mark 'The Fuzz' Ronson
*Fuzzy wuzzy angels, a group of Papua New Guinean people
*Fuzzy Zoeller, golfer
*Steve "Fuzz" Kmak, former bassist for Disturbed
*James "Fuzz" San Giovanni of Deep Banana Blackout
*Jeffrey "Fuzz" Reichman
*Robert "Fuzz" Townshend, drummer
*Fuzzy, vocalist of Fuzzy and BF of Lisa
*Faustina "Fuzzy" Agolley, host of Australian TV show "Video Hits".


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  • Fuzz — (engl. Der Fussel, der Flaum), auch Fuzzbox genannt, ist ein in der Musikproduktion verwendetes Effektgerät, meist zur Veränderung des Klanges einer E Gitarre benutzt. Es entsteht ein verzerrter, kratzender Klang mit vielen Obertönen. Ein Fuzz… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fuzz|y — «FUHZ ee», adjective, fuzz|i|er, fuzz|i|est. 1. of fuzz: »the fuzzy down of a chick. 2. like fuzz: »fuzzy chin whiskers …   Useful english dictionary

  • fuzz — [fuz] n. [< ? Du voos, spongy, or back form. < FUZZY] 1. very loose, light particles of down, wool, etc.; fine hairs or fibers [the fuzz on a peach] 2. a blurred, distorted audio effect deliberately produced when amplifying the sounds of an …   English World dictionary

  • Fuzz — Fuzz, n. [Cf. Prov. E. fuzzy that ravels (of silk or cotton), D. voos spongy, fungous, G. faser filament. E. feaze to untwist.] Fine, light particles or fibers; loose, volatile matter. [1913 Webster] {Fuzz ball}, a kind of fungus or mushroom,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fuzz — [fʌz] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from fuzzy] 1.) [singular, U] thin soft hair or a substance like hair that covers something ▪ When Jack was born he had a fuzz of black hair on his head. 2.) [U] AmE a small amount of soft material that… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fuzz — [ fʌz ] noun uncount 1. ) a lot of short soft hairs or fibers like hairs: peach fuzz a ) a small mass of FLUFF 2. ) AMERICAN a small mass of fibers that usually come from clothes: FLUFF 3. ) the fuzz INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED an insulting word for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fuzz — fuzz; fuzz·i·ly; fuzz·i·ness; …   English syllables

  • fuzz — Ⅰ. fuzz [1] ► NOUN 1) a frizzy mass of hair or fibre. 2) a blurred image. ► VERB ▪ make or become fuzzy. DERIVATIVES fuzzed adjective. ORIGIN pr …   English terms dictionary

  • Fuzz — (f[u^]z), v. t. To make drunk. [Obs.] Wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fuzz — Fuzz, v. i. To fly off in minute particles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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