English Online Dictionary. What means zip? What does zip mean?
- enPR: zĭp, IPA(key): /zɪp/
- Rhymes: -ɪp
zip (plural zips)
- The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
- (informal) Energy; vigor; vim.
- (Britain, New Zealand, Australia) A zip fastener.
- (slang) Zero; nothing.
- A trip on a zipline.
- (computing, informal) A zip file.
- (programming) Synonym of convolution (“type of mapping function”)
- (slang) An ounce of marijuana.
- (sound): whizz, zing
- (fastener): slide fastener, zip fastener, zipper (chiefly US)
- (onomatopoeia) Imitative of high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
- whee, whizz, zing
zip (third-person singular simple present zips, present participle zipping, simple past and past participle zipped)
- (transitive) To close with a zip fastener.
- (transitive, figurative) To close as if with a zip fastener.
- zip one's lip
- (transitive, computing) To compress (one or more computer files) into a single and often smaller file, especially one in the ZIP format.
- (transitive, programming) To subject to the convolution mapping function.
- (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.
- (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.
- (transitive) To make (something) move quickly
- To travel on a zipline.
- (close with a zip fastener): zip up
zip (plural zips)
- Ellipsis of zip code.
- Targète, Jean and Urciolo, Raphael G. Haitian Creole-English dictionary (1993; →ISBN)
zip m (plural zips)
- (computing) zip