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Meaning of zip

zip

Pronunciation: (zip), [key]
— n., v., zipped, zip•ping.
—n.
  1. a sudden, brief hissing sound, as of a bullet.
  2. energy; vim; vigor.
—v.i.
  1. to move with a zipping sound.
  2. to act or move with speed or energy: I'll just zip upstairs.
—v.t.

zip

Pronunciation: (zip), [key]
— v., n., adj. zipped, zip•ping,
—v.t.
  1. to fasten or unfasten with a zipper: Zip your jacket. Zip open the traveling case.
  2. to enclose or free by doing up or undoing a zipper: Zip this money into your wallet. Zip me out of my dress.
—v.i.
  1. to become fastened or unfastened by means of a zipper: a handy purse that zips shut.
  2. to do up or undo a zipper.
—n.
  1. a zipper.
—adj.
  1. utilizing or having a zipper: a coat with a zip front.

zip

Pronunciation: (zip), [key]
— n., v., zipped, zip•ping.
—n.
  1. zero or nothing: The score of last night's hockey game was 4–zip.
—v.t.
  1. (in sports) to defeat by keeping an opponent from scoring: The home team was zipped again yesterday.

zip

Pronunciation: (zip), [key]
— n., v., zipped, zip•ping.
—n.
  1. See
—v.t.
  1. to zip-code.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also:
  • zip (Thesaurus)