Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Opening and closing by means of a sliding plastic fastener that forms a tight seal by fitting a thin raised strip into a corresponding groove.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably alteration of Ziploc, a trademark for a plastic storage bag (taken as a compound of zip and lock).]

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