Associations to the word «Zip»

Wiktionary

ZIP, noun. The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
ZIP, noun. Energy; vigor; vim.
ZIP, noun. (British) (NZ) A zip fastener.
ZIP, noun. Zero; nothing.
ZIP, noun. A trip on a zipline.
ZIP, noun. (computing) (informal) A zip file.
ZIP, interjection. The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
ZIP, verb. (transitive) To close with a zip fastener.
ZIP, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To close as if with a zip fastener.
ZIP, verb. (transitive) (computing) To compress (one or more computer files) into a single and often smaller file, especially one in the ZIP format.
ZIP, verb. (intransitive) (followed by a preposition) To move rapidly (in a specified direction or to a specified place) with a high-pitched sound.
ZIP, verb. (intransitive) (colloquial) (followed by a preposition) To move in haste (in a specified direction or to a specified place).
ZIP, verb. (transitive) To make (something) move quickly
ZIP, verb. To travel on a zipline.
ZIP, noun. (US) Shortened form of ZIP code, the US postal code.
ZIP, noun. (US) Any postal code, for any country.
ZIP, noun. Zone improvement plan (see ZIP code)
ZIP, noun. (computing) A common file format for data compression.
ZIP CODE, noun. (chiefly US) A postal code, especially for addresses served by the US Postal Service, consisting of a five- or nine-figure number.
ZIP CODE, noun. (US) A region within which all addresses share a certain five-digit postal code.
ZIP CODE, noun. (chiefly US) A postal code, especially for addresses served by the US Postal Service, consisting of a five- or nine-figure number.
ZIP CODES, noun. Plural of ZIP code
ZIP CODES, noun. Plural of zip code
ZIP CUFFS, noun. Disposable handcuffs made from plastic straps
ZIP DISK, noun. (computing) A disk of the kind that can be read and written by a Zip drive.
ZIP DISKS, noun. Plural of Zip disk
ZIP DOWN, verb. To unzip
ZIP DRIVE, noun. (computing) A storage device, similar to a floppy disk drive but using disks with a much larger capacity. (100, 250, or 750 MB, compared to a normal floppy disk capacity of 1.44 MB)
ZIP DRIVES, noun. Plural of Zip drive
ZIP FASTENER, noun. A fastener used in clothing, bags, etc, made up of two rows of teeth that are made to fit into each other by moving a slider along their length and opened again by moving the slider in the other direction.
ZIP FASTENERS, noun. Plural of zip fastener
ZIP FILE, noun. A computer file containing the zipped (compressed) contents of one or more files; a kind of compressed archive.
ZIP FILES, noun. Plural of zip file
ZIP IT, verb. Alternative form of zip one's lip
ZIP LINER, noun. Alternative form of zipliner
ZIP ONE'S LIP, verb. (idiomatic) To refrain from or to stop talking; to be quiet.
ZIP UP, verb. To close with a zip fastener.
ZIP UP, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive or intransitive) To close as if with a zip fastener.
ZIP UP, verb. To convert a computer file into a smaller package.
ZIP UP ONE'S LIP, verb. Alternative form of zip one's lip
ZIP WIRE, noun. Alternative spelling of zip-wire
ZIP WIRES, noun. Plural of zip wire

Dictionary definition

ZIP, noun. 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".
ZIP, noun. A code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail.
ZIP, noun. Forceful exertion; "he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's full of zip".
ZIP, noun. A fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab.
ZIP, verb. Close with a zipper; "Zip up your jacket--it's cold".
ZIP, verb. Move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed".

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia