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Meaning of ZIP

Pronunciation:  zip

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
  2. [n]  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"
  3. [v]  close with a zipper; "Zip up your jacket--it's cold"
  4. [v]  move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
 

ZIP is a 3 letter word that starts with Z.

 

 Synonyms: aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, hurry, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, slide fastener, speed, travel rapidly, zero, zilch, zip up, zip-fastener, zipper, zipper
 
 Antonyms: unzip
 
 See Also: accelerate, bugger all, cardigan, dart, dress, Fanny Adams, fasten, fastener, fastening, fix, fixing, fleet, flit, flutter, frock, fuck all, go, holdfast, locomote, move, nihil, pants, quicken, relative quantity, run, secure, skirt, speed up, sweet Fanny Adams, travel, trousers, whizz, whizz along, zoom, zoom along

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Zip\, n. [Imitative.]
    A hissing or sibilant sound such as that made by a flying
    bullet.
    
    
  2. \Zip\, v. i.
    To make, or move with, such a sound.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. To create a compressed archive (a "zip file") from one or more files using pkware's pkzip or a compatible archiver. Its use is spreading from ms-dos now that portable implementations of the algorithm have been written.

zip is also the name of a unix archiving utility compatible with pkzip. unzip is the corresponding de-archiver.

See also gzip, tar and feather.

2. zip drive.

[jargon file]

 

 

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