from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A brief sharp hissing sound.
- n. Energy; vim.
- n. A zipper.
- n. Slang Nothing; nil; zero: received zip for money after doing the job for them.
- intransitive v. To move with a sharp hissing sound.
- intransitive v. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound: The cars zipped by endlessly.
- intransitive v. To act or proceed swiftly and energetically: zipped through her homework.
- intransitive v. To become fastened or unfastened by a zipper.
- transitive v. To give speed and force to.
- transitive v. To impart life or zest to.
- transitive v. To fasten or unfasten with a zipper.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
- n. Energy; vigor; vim
- n. A zip fastener.
- n. Zero; nothing
- n. A trip on a zipline
- interj. The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
- v. To close with a zip fastener.
- v. To close as if with a zip fastener.
- v. To compress (one or more computer files) into a single and often smaller file, especially one in the ZIP format.
- v. (followed by a preposition) To move rapidly (in a specified direction or to a specified place) with a high-pitched sound.
- v. (followed by a preposition) To move in haste (in a specified direction or to a specified place).
- v. To make (something) move quickly
- v. To travel on a zipline.
- n. Shortened form of ZIP code, the US postal code.
- n. Any postal code, for any country.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hissing or sibilant sound such as that made by a flying bullet.
- intransitive v. To make, or move with, such a sound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sound of a bullet passing through the air or striking against an object.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a quantity of no importance
- v. close with a zipper
- n. a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
- n. forceful exertion
- v. move very fast
- n. a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
Imitative.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From zip code (Wiktionary)