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Definition of "zip" []

  • A brief sharp hissing sound. (noun)
  • Energy; vim. (noun)
  • A zipper. (noun)
  • Slang Nothing; nil; zero: received zip for money after doing the job for them. (noun)
  • To move with a sharp hissing sound. (verb-intransitive)
  • A fastening device operating by means of two parallel rows of metal or plastic teeth on either side of a closure that are interlocked by a sliding tab (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Having or equipped with such a device (noun)
  • A short sharp whizzing sound, as of a passing bullet (noun)
  • Energy; vigour; vitality (noun)
  • Nothing (noun)
  • Nil (noun)
  • To fasten (clothing, a bag, etc) with a zip (verb)
  • To move with a zip (verb)
  • To hurry; rush (verb)
  • To compress (a file) in order to reduce the amount of memory required to store it or to make sending it electronically quicker (verb)

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Use "zip" in a sentence
  • "$_POST [ 'city']; $zip = $_POST [ 'zip']; $phone = $_POST [ 'phone']; $fax = $_POST [ 'fax'];"
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  • "Because 3x zip is still zip. blog comments powered by Disqus"