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Noun: zip  zip
  1. A fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
    - slide fastener, zipper [N. Amer], zip fastener
  2. No amount at all; something of no value or importance
    - nothing, nil, nix, nada [N. Amer], null, aught [archaic], cipher, cypher, goose egg [N. Amer], naught [N. Amer], zero, zilch, zippo [N. Amer], nought [Brit]
  3. Forceful exertion
    "he's full of zip";
    - energy, vigor [US], vigour [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: zip (zipped,zipping)  zip
  1. Close with a zipper
    "Zip up your jacket--it's cold";
    - zip up, zipper [N. Amer]
  2. Move fast
    "The runner zipped past us at breakneck pace";
    - rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie [archaic], speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it, travel rapidly, hurry
  3. (computing) compress a file or batch of files into on compressed package
Pronoun: zip  zip
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Not any thing, nothing at all
    - nowt [UK, dialect], nothing, nought, naught, zilch, zippo [N. Amer], nada [N. Amer], nix
Noun: ZIP
  1. A code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
    - ZIP code, postcode, postal code

Derived forms: zips, zipped, zipping

Type of: code, fasten, fastener, fastening, fix, fixing, force, forcefulness, go, holdfast, locomote, move, relative quantity, secure, strength, travel

Part of: address, cardie [Brit], cardigan, cardy [Brit], dack [Austral, NZ], dak [Austral, NZ], destination, dress, frock, name and address, pant [N. Amer], skirt, trouser

Encyclopedia: Zip, the Dodger