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Definition of ZIP

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Zip \Zip\, v. i.
     To make, or move with, a sound like a zip[1].
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Zip \Zip\ (z[i^]p), n. [Imitative.]
     1. A hissing or sibilant sound such as that made by a flying bullet. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

     2. a quantity of no importance. [informal]

     Syn: nothing, nihil, nichts, nix, nada, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, nil, zero, zilch. [WordNet 1.5]

     3. a device for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab.

     Syn: slide fastener, zipper, zip-fastener.
          [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]


      [primarily MS-DOS/Windows] To create a compressed archive from a group of files using PKWare's PKZIP or a compatible archiver. Its use is spreading now that portable implementations of the algorithm have been written. Commonly used as follows: ?I'll zip it up and send it to you.? See {tar and feather}.

The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) [jargon]

         Zigzag Inline Package (VRAM)

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

         Zone Information Protocol (AppleTalk)

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

154 Moby Thesaurus words for "zip":
     aggressiveness, animal spirits, animation, assibilate, assibilation, ball the jack, bang, barrel, bite, boom, bowl along, breeze, breeze along, briskness, brush, bustle, buzz, capersomeness, clip, coltishness, cut along, dash, drive, effervesce, effervescence, effervescing, elan, enterprise, esprit, exuberance, fire, fizz, fizzle, fizzling, fleet, flit, fly, fly low, foot, frication, frictional rustling, friskiness, frolicsomeness, gaiety, gamesomeness, gayness, get-up-and-go, ginger, go fast, gusto, guts, hasten, heartiness, highball, hiss, hissing, hotness, hush, hushing, hustle, initiative, kick, life, lisp, liveliness, make knots, nip, nippiness, outstrip the wind, pep, pepper, pepperiness, piss and vinegar, pizzazz, playfulness, poop, pour it on, punch, push, raciness, relish, rhonchus, rip, rollicksomeness, rompishness, rush, scorch, shush, shushing, sibilance, sibilate, sibilation, siffle, sigmatism, siss, sissing, sizz, sizzle, sizzling, skim, skittishness, snap, snappiness, sneeze, sneezing, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, speed, spice, spiciness, spirit, spiritedness, spirits, spit, splutter, sportiveness, sprightliness, spunk, sputter, squash, squelch, squish, starch, sternutation, stertor, storm along, sweep, swish, tang, tear along, thrust, thunder along, verve, vigor, vim, vitality, vivacity, waltz, wheeze, whish, whisk, whistle, whistling, white noise, whiz, whoosh, zest, zestfulness, zing, zoom

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]

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