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zig

 (zĭg)
n.
One of a series of sharp turns or reversals: The zigs and zags of foreign policy.
intr.v. zigged, zig·ging, zigs
1. To turn or change direction suddenly. Usually used in contrast to zag: When your opponent zigs, zag!
2. To behave erratically or indecisively. Usually used with zag: The market has zigged and zagged for months.

[From zigzag.]

zig

(zɪg)

v.i. zigged, zig•ging.
to move in one of the two directions followed in a zigzag course.
[1785–95; extracted from zigzag]
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Noun1.zig - an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directionszig - an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
angular shape, angularity - a shape having one or more sharp angles
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