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Definition of "zoning" []

  • A region, area, or section characterized by some distinctive feature or quality (noun)
  • A sphere of thought, disagreement, argument, etc (noun)
  • An area subject to a particular political, military, or government function, use, or jurisdiction (noun)
  • One of the divisions of the earth's surface, esp divided into latitudinal belts according to temperature (noun)
  • A distinctive layer or region of rock, characterized by particular fossils (zone fossils), metamorphism, structural deformity, etc (noun)
  • An area, esp a belt of land, having a particular flora and fauna determined by the prevailing environmental conditions (noun)
  • A portion of a sphere between two parallel planes intersecting the sphere (noun)
  • A mental state that enables a competitor to perform to the best of his or her ability (noun)
  • Of or relating to competitive performance that depends on the mood or state of mind of the participant (noun)
  • A girdle or belt (noun)
  • A section on a transport route; fare stage (noun)
  • A catchment area for pupils for a specific school (noun)
  • To divide into zones, as for different use, jurisdiction, activities, etc (verb)
  • To designate as a zone (verb)
  • To mark with or divide into zones (verb)
  • To establish (an area) as a zone for a specific school (verb)
  • Present participle of zone. (verb)

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  • Legislative action for the purpose of regulating the use of property and the construction of buildings within the area under the jurisdiction of the legislative body concerned. (noun)

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Use "zoning" in a sentence
  • "So this issue of rotation which was eventually adopted as a gentleman agreement which we called zoning rather than rotation, there was no formula that was adopted."
  • "Is that you really do need to install what we call zoning where you prevent employee and equipment traffic from raw areas to processed areas."
  • "I grew up in Westwood in the 60s and knew that "zoning" was probably a code word for no blacks."