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zone
climatic zones
A. North Frigid Zone
B. North Temperate Zone
C. Torrid Zone
D. South Temperate Zone
E. South Frigid Zone

zone

 (zōn)
n.
1.
a. An area or a region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.
b. A section of an area or territory established for a specific purpose, as a section of a city restricted to a particular type of building, enterprise, or activity: a residential zone.
c. An area of a given radius within which a uniform rate is charged, as for transportation or shipping.
2.
a. Any of the five regions of the surface of the earth that are loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude, including the tropics, the North and South Temperate Zones, and the North and South Polar Regions.
b. A similar division on any other planet.
c. Mathematics A portion of a sphere bounded by the intersections of two parallel planes with the sphere.
3. Ecology An area characterized by distinct physical conditions and supporting a particular type of flora and fauna.
4. Anatomy A ringlike or cylindrical growth or structure.
5. Geology A region or stratum distinguished by composition or content.
6. Sports A zone defense.
7. Archaic A belt or girdle.
tr.v. zoned, zon·ing, zones
1. To divide or designate into zones.
2. To surround or encircle.
Phrasal Verbs:
zone in
To focus or concentrate on something.
zone out Informal
To lose concentration or become inattentive.
Idiom:
in the zone
Informal In a state of focused attention or energy so that one's performance is enhanced: a goalie who was in the zone throughout the playoffs.

[Middle English, one of the encircling regions of the earth, from Latin zōna, girdle, celestial zone, from Greek zōnē.]

zon′al (zō′nəl) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zoning - dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
sectionalisation, sectionalization, segmentation, partitioning, partition, division - the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
city planning, town planning, urban planning - determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community
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Translations

zoning

[ˈzəʊnɪŋ] Ndivisión f por zonas, distribución f en zonas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

zoning

n
Zoneneinteilung f
the zoning of this area as …die Erklärung dieses Gebietes zum
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

zoning

[ˈzəʊnɪŋ] nzonizzazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Nonetheless, "Euclidean zoning" established a stark zoning hierarchy with strict boundaries that is difficult to maintain when property owners seek either expansion or infill.
Going forward, the planning department is simplifying Claremont's zoning ordinance, which divides the Euclidean zoning, forming districts (commercial, residential and industrial, among others) laid over a fully built historic city center.