zip
Pronunciation Noun

zip (plural zips)

  1. The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
  2. (informal) Energy; vigor; vim.
  3. (British, NZ) A zip fastener.
  4. (slang) Zero; nothing.
    I know zip about economics.
  5. A trip on a zipline.
  6. (computing, informal) A zip file.
  7. (programming) Synonym of convolution#English|convolution (“type of mapping function”)
  8. (slang) An ounce of marijuana.
Synonyms Translations Translations Pronoun
  1. (slang) Zero; nothing.
    I know zip about economics.
Interjection
  1. The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
Synonyms Translations
  • Italian: zip!
Verb

zip (zips, present participle zipping; past and past participle zipped)

  1. (transitive) To close with a zip fastener.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To close as if with a zip fastener.
    zip one's lip
  3. (transitive, computing) To compress (one or more computer files) into a single and often smaller file, especially one in the ZIP format.
  4. (transitive, programming) To subject to the convolution mapping function.
  5. (intransitive) (followed by a preposition) To move rapidly (in a specified direction or to a specified place) with a high-pitched sound.
    The bullet zipped through the air.
  6. (intransitive, colloquial) (followed by a preposition) To move in haste (in a specified direction or to a specified place).
    Zip down to the shops for some milk.
  7. (transitive) To make (something) move quickly
  8. To travel on a zipline.
Synonyms
  • (close with a zip fastener) zip up
Translations
  • Italian: tirare cerniera lampo
Translations
  • Italian: tappare la bocca
Translations Translations Translations Noun

zip (plural zips)

  1. (US) A ZIP code; a US postal code.
  2. (US, by extension) Any postal code, for any country.
Translations Translations
ZIP
Noun

zip (plural zips)

  1. (US) Initialism of Zone Improvement Plan (see ZIP code)
  2. (US) A ZIP code.
Proper noun
  1. (computing, uncountable) A common file format for data compression.
Noun

zip

  1. (computing, informal) A zip file.



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