Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of zone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wearing a zone, or girdle.
  • adj. Having zones, or concentric bands; striped.
  • adj. Zonate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wearing a zone, as a woman.
  • Having zones, or bands resembling zones; zonate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But in the Zoned Zone, which lies along the coasts, a combination of high population density and land-use restrictions - hence "zoned" - makes it hard to build new houses.

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  • While Levy admires a number of charter schools, he is no less impressed with charismatic principals in zoned schools: We’re not talking about charter versus noncharter; we’re talking about quality of leadership.

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  • This means 88 people per acre. 6000 acres of Tamra's land has been zoned, that is designated for farming or as green land.

    Desicritics

  • But in the Zoned Zone, which lies along the coasts, a combination of high population density and land-use restrictions hence "zoned" makes it hard to build new houses.

    Cap-and-Trade Bill Would Make Housing Less Affordable

  • There was also some stuff about yard lines, birdies, and triple-axles, but I kind of zoned out at that point.

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  • I kind of zoned out on the methodology section while I was getting my wifi connection up and running, but the slides on the presentation are in the book, which says that they got results on their survey by mass-emailing their 19,000 students, and got a 14% reply rate, or 2700 responses.

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  • I think the 9th means what it says, and should include things like a right to preserve one's health (controversial abortions now and someday therapeutic cloning), a right to eat foie gras in Chicago, and a right to build as much house as you can afford on the land you can afford (even in towns "zoned" for rich people).

    Balkinization

  • Even newspapers, once the medium promoted as offering "something for everyone," have focused increasingly on upscale suburbanites with "zoned" editions edited for specific neighborhoods and a greater emphasis on local news, lifestyle, and personal finance.

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  • I kind of zoned out while A. handled the conversation.

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  • It would not be oceanic zoning, per se, with certain types of ocean rigidly "zoned" for certain uses - the policy "does not ... establish any restrictions on activities, nor does it restrict access," a data sheet accompanying the report said.

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