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zip / zip/ • v. (zipped , zip·ping ) 1. [tr.] fasten with a zipper: I zipped up my sweater. ∎  (zip someone up) fasten the zipper of a garment that someone is wearing: he zipped himself up. ∎  Comput. compress (a file) so that it takes less space in storage. 2. [intr.] inf. move at high speed: swallows zipped back and forth across the lake. ∎  [tr.] cause to move or be delivered or dealt with rapidly: he zipped a pass out to his receiver. • n. 1. (also zip fas·ten·er) chiefly Brit. a zipper. ∎  [as adj.] denoting something fastened by a zipper: a zip pocket. 2. short for zip code. • pron. (also zip·po / ˈzipō/ ) inf. nothing at all: you got zip to do with me and my kind, buddy.

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zip

zip slight sharp sound accompanying a movement, etc. XIX. of imit. orig. Comp. zip fastener XX.

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zip

zipblip, chip, clip, dip, drip, equip, flip, grip, gyp, harelip, hip, kip, lip, nip, outstrip, pip, quip, rip, scrip, ship, sip, skip, slip, snip, strip, tip, toodle-pip, trip, whip, yip, zip •biochip • microchip • woodchip •sheepdip • skinny-dip • rosehip •landslip • payslip •fillip, Philip •gymslip • side-slip • polyp • oxlip •cowslip • pillowslip •julep, tulip •Cudlipp • paperclip • catnip • parsnip •turnip • handgrip • cantrip • hairgrip •airstrip • filmstrip • kirby grip •weatherstrip • gossip • airship •midship • kinship • godship • warship •gunship • worship • wingtip •fingertip • horsewhip • bullwhip •bunyip

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zip

zip (or Zip) (zɪp) Computing zigzag in-line package
• (USA) zone improvement plan (in zip code, US postcode)

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