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zip

 (zĭp)
n.
1. A brief sharp hissing sound.
2. Energy; vim: I just don't have any zip today.
3. A zipper.
4. Slang Nothing; nil; zero: He knows zip about the restaurant business.
v. zipped, zip·ping, zips
v.intr.
1.
a. To move with a sharp hissing sound.
b. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound: The cars zipped by endlessly.
2. To act or proceed swiftly and energetically: zipped through her homework.
3. To become fastened or unfastened by a zipper: The dress zips up the back.
v.tr.
1. To cause to move with speed and force: zipped the ball to a teammate.
2. To fasten or unfasten with a zipper: zipped up his jacket.

[Imitative.]

zip

(zɪp)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing)
a. Also called: zip fastener 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. US and Canadian term: zipper
b. (modifier) having or equipped with such a device: a zip bag.
2. a short sharp whizzing sound, as of a passing bullet
3. informal energy; vigour; vitality
4. slang US nothing
5. (General Sporting Terms) sport slang US and Canadian nil
vb, zips, zipping or zipped
6. (Clothing & Fashion) (often foll by: up) to fasten (clothing, a bag, etc) with a zip
7. (intr) to move with a zip: the bullet zipped past.
8. (intr; often foll by along, through, etc) to hurry; rush: they zipped through town.
9. (Computer Science) (tr) computing to compress (a file) in order to reduce the amount of memory required to store it or to make sending it electronically quicker
[C19: of imitative origin]

Zip

(zɪp)
n
(Electronics) trademark NZ an electric water heater

ZIP

(zɪp)
n.
a format for compressing electronic files for efficient storage and transfer.
[1985–90]

zip


Past participle: zipped
Gerund: zipping

Imperative
zip
zip
Present
I zip
you zip
he/she/it zips
we zip
you zip
they zip
Preterite
I zipped
you zipped
he/she/it zipped
we zipped
you zipped
they zipped
Present Continuous
I am zipping
you are zipping
he/she/it is zipping
we are zipping
you are zipping
they are zipping
Present Perfect
I have zipped
you have zipped
he/she/it has zipped
we have zipped
you have zipped
they have zipped
Past Continuous
I was zipping
you were zipping
he/she/it was zipping
we were zipping
you were zipping
they were zipping
Past Perfect
I had zipped
you had zipped
he/she/it had zipped
we had zipped
you had zipped
they had zipped
Future
I will zip
you will zip
he/she/it will zip
we will zip
you will zip
they will zip
Future Perfect
I will have zipped
you will have zipped
he/she/it will have zipped
we will have zipped
you will have zipped
they will have zipped
Future Continuous
I will be zipping
you will be zipping
he/she/it will be zipping
we will be zipping
you will be zipping
they will be zipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been zipping
you have been zipping
he/she/it has been zipping
we have been zipping
you have been zipping
they have been zipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been zipping
you will have been zipping
he/she/it will have been zipping
we will have been zipping
you will have been zipping
they will have been zipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been zipping
you had been zipping
he/she/it had been zipping
we had been zipping
you had been zipping
they had been zipping
Conditional
I would zip
you would zip
he/she/it would zip
we would zip
you would zip
they would zip
Past Conditional
I would have zipped
you would have zipped
he/she/it would have zipped
we would have zipped
you would have zipped
they would have zipped

zip

zipper
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zip - a quantity of no importancezip - a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
relative quantity - a quantity relative to some purpose
nihil - (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ); "nihil habet"
bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, sweet Fanny Adams - little or nothing at all; "I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all"; "I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery"
2.ZIP - a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
code - a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
name and address, destination, address - written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
3.zip - forceful exertionzip - forceful exertion; "he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's full of zip"
forcefulness, strength, force - physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"
athleticism, strenuosity - intense energy; "his music is characterized by a happy athleticism"
4.zip - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tabzip - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
cardigan - knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
Verb1.zip - close with a zipperzip - close with a zipper; "Zip up your jacket--it's cold"
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
2.zip - move very fastzip - move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
dart, fleet, flit, flutter - move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
run - move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"
whizz along, zoom, zoom along, whizz - move along very quickly

zip

verb
1. speed, shoot, fly, tear, rush, flash, dash, hurry, barrel (along) (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), buzz, streak, hare (Brit. informal), zoom, whizz (informal), hurtle, pelt, burn rubber (informal) My craft zipped along the bay.
noun
1. (Informal) energy, go (informal), life, drive, spirit, punch (informal), pep, sparkle, vitality, vigour, verve, zest, gusto, welly (slang), get-up-and-go (informal), oomph (informal), brio, zing (informal), liveliness, vim (slang), pizzazz or pizazz (informal) He gave the choreography his usual class and zip.
energy apathy, inertia, lethargy, indifference, laziness, sloth, sluggishness, listlessness

zip

noun
1. Informal. Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity:
2. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, pep, peppiness.
Slang: oomph.
verb
1. To move swiftly and effortlessly:
Informal: breeze.
Slang: waltz.
Translations
أزيز الرَّصاصرَقْم المِنْطَقَهزِمام الثَّوب او البَنْطَلون، سَحّابزِمَامٌ مُنْزَلِقيَئِزُّ
zippoštovní směrovací číslosvistsvištětzapnout zip
lynelynlåspostnummersussuse
vetoketjuvingahdusvinkunavirtaviuh
patentni zatvaračzakopčati patentni zatvarač
cipzár
hvína, òjótahvinur, òyturpóstnúmerrenna upprennilás
ファスナーファスナーを締める
...을 지퍼로 잠그다지퍼
aizvilkt rāvējslēdzidžinkstēšanadžinkstētpasta indekss/kodsrāvējslēdzis
fičaniepoštové smerovacie číslosvišťanie
zadrga
blixtlåsstänga blixtlås
ซิปรูดซิป
fermuarfermuarı kapatmakkapatmakposta kodu'vızzzz' diye ses çıkarmak
kéo phéc-mơ-tuyaphéc-mơ-tuya

zip

[zɪp]
A. N
1. (Brit) (also zip fastener) → cremallera f, cierre m relámpago (LAm)
2. (= energy) → vigor m, energía f
3. (= nothing) → nada de nada
I know zip about itno sé nada de nada sobre eso
4. (= sound of bullet) → silbido m, zumbido m
B. VT
1. (= close) [+ dress, bag] → cerrar la cremallera de
2. to zip openabrir la cremallera de
C. VI to zip inentrar volando or zumbando
to zip pastpasar volando or zumbando
D. CPD zip code N (US) → código m postal
zip-fastener Ncremallera f, cierre m relámpago (LAm)
zip gun N (US) → arma f de fuego de fabricación casera
zip up
A. VT + ADV [+ dress, bag] → cerrar la cremallera de
can you zip me up please?¿me subes or cierras la cremallera?
B. VI + ADVcerrar

zip

[ˈzɪp]
n
(mainly British) (also zip fastener) → fermeture f éclair®, zip® m
(= energy) → entrain m
vt [+ bag, jacket, jeans] → fermer (avec une fermeture Éclair®)
vi (= move quickly) to zip past → passer comme une flèche
to zip past sth → passer comme une flèche devant qch
zip along
vipasser en vitesse
to zip along to the supermarket → passer en vitesse au supermarché
zip up
vt sep
[+ bag, jacket, jeans, dress] → fermer (avec une fermeture Éclair®)
to zip sb up → remonter la fermeture Éclair® de qn
(COMPUTING) [+ file] → compresser, zipper
vi [jeans, bag, dress] → fermer (avec une fermeture Éclair®)zip code n (US)code m postalzip disk ncartouche f Zip®zip drive nlecteur m Zip®zip fastener n (British)fermeture f éclair®, zip® mzip file nfichier m compressé, fichier m zip, fichier m zippé

ZIP

(US) abbr of zone improvement planPLZ

zip

n
(Brit: = fastener) → Reißverschluss m
(sound of bullet) → Pfeifen nt, → Zischen nt
(inf: = energy) → Schwung m; we need a bit more zip in these translationswir müssen etwas mehr Schwung in diese Übersetzungen kriegen (inf)
(inf: = nothing) → nichts, nix (inf)
vt to zip something shut/openetw mit einem Reißverschluss schließen/öffnen; it zips shut/openes lässt sich mit einem Reißverschluss schließen/öffnen; to zip a dress/bagden Reißverschluss eines Kleides/einer Tasche zumachen or zuziehen; to zip a fileeine Datei zippen
vi (inf, car) → flitzen (inf); (person also)wetzen (inf); to zip past/along etcvorbei-/daherflitzen etc (inf); he zipped through the book in no timeer hatte das Buch in null Komma nichts durch (inf)

zip

:
zip code
n (US) → Postleitzahl f
zip fastener
n (Brit) → Reißverschluss m
zip file
nZipdatei f
zip gun
n (US) → selbst gebastelte Pistole

zip

[zɪp]
1. n
a. (Brit) (also zip fastener) → cerniera (lampo), zip m inv
b. (fam) (energy) → energia, forza
put a bit of zip into it → mettici un po' di entusiasmo
2. vt to zip upchiudere la cerniera di
zipped pockets (with zips) → tasche con cerniera (zipped up) → tasche con la cerniera chiusa
he zipped the bag open/closed → ha aperto/chiuso la cerniera della borsa
3. vi to zip pastsfrecciare davanti
to zip along to the shops → fare una corsa per comprare qc

zip1

(zip) noun
1. (also ˈzipper) a zip fastener.
2. a whizzing sound. They heard the zip of a flying bullet.
verbpast tense, past participle zipped
1. to fasten with a zip fastener. She zipped up her trousers; This dress zips at the back.
2. to move with a whizzing sound. A bullet zipped past his head.
zip fastener (usually zipor ˈzipper)
a device for fastening clothes etc, in which two rows of metal or nylon teeth are made to fit each other when a sliding tab is pulled along them.

zip2

(zip) : zip code
in the United States, a postal code, usually having the form of a five-figure number, placed at the end of an address.

zip

زِمَامٌ مُنْزَلِق, يُغْلِقُ زِمَاماً مُنْزَلِقاً zapnout zip, zip lyne, lynlås den Reißverschluss zumachen, Reißverschluss κλείνω φερμουάρ, φερμουάρ cerrar la cremallera, cremallera sulkea vetoketju, vetoketju fermer, fermeture éclair patentni zatvarač, zakopčati patentni zatvarač cerniera lampo, chiudere la lampo ファスナー, ファスナーを締める ...을 지퍼로 잠그다, 지퍼 rits, ritsen glidelås, lukke glidelåsen zamek, zapiąć fechar o fecho de correr, fechar o zíper, fecho de correr, zíper застегивать на молнию, застежка-молния blixtlås, stänga blixtlås ซิป, รูดซิป fermuar, kapatmak kéo phéc-mơ-tuya, phéc-mơ-tuya 拉拉链, 拉链
References in classic literature ?
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Promise that you won't go on with that Uncle Zip drawing.
Obviously, the largest concern for installing a backyard zip line is safety.
In related news today, PKWARE announced the introduction of its new SecureZIP line of cross-platform security products designed for enterprises seeking advanced data security capabilities that leverage the ease-of-deployment and use, efficiency, and interoperability characteristic of ZIP (see separate announcement, "PKWARE Introduces SecureZIP for Windows").
While many have predicted the demise of Zip technology--opting for CD-Rs and CD-RWs (and now DVDs)--die-hard Zip users will appreciate the expanded capacity and faster USB 2.
The next most detailed geographic boundary system for which population data are available is the zip code level.
Larger areas such as counties, zip codes, census tracts, or land parcels are represented as polygons with geocoded boundaries.
The data indicates similar Near end characteristics for TPE and FEP Zip cables.
zip codes and their associated cities, states, counties, area codes, time zones and current time," said Michael D.
Postal Service to designate a ZIP code and initiate the planning of a permanent post office to serve the town's 4,500 households, who now are split between Palmdale and Lancaster ZIP codes and whose contract postal station closed months ago.