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  • v. Present participle of zip.


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  • The second cool feature about "zipping" is that it can zip a bunch of files into one file, which makes it easier to email or download.

    What’s a ‘zipped’ file? | Sync Blog

  • A quick trip to the website on another computer and my Toshiba was once again zipping across the Web -- saved from the hammer-bashing that I was about to give it.

    Mysterious loss of Internet access caused by security software

  • In this talk, though, he did not consider the background knowledge of the listeners, most of whom were teachers hearing about value-added for the first time and one could almost see the bullets of jargon zipping past their ears.

    Gerald Bracey: Value Subtracted: A "Debate" with William Sanders

  • Even if rolled-down windows eke out a win at all but the highest speeds, the Lantern realizes that many drivers will balk at the idea of zipping along the highway while exposed to the elements.

    Slate Magazine

  • “Svolochi,” he mutters in Russian, zipping up his jacket—bastards.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • Mr. Ryan said Mr. Sanchez was "zipping" the ball at Thursday's practice, which helped alleviate Mr. Ryan's concerns about Mr. Sanchez's sore throwing shoulder.

    NFL Fines Jets Over Tripping Incident

  • Given the context, what literate person won't make a connection between "zipping" and "zipless," especially when the person with whom Clinton is zipping is a billionaire bachelor buddy?...

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Anecdotally, we've heard that some people are, in spite of those long lines, are kind of zipping in and out.

    CNN Transcript Nov 2, 2004

  • But once the sheep began to hear and see the stones "zipping" in the water around them, some of the woollies feeling the pebbles -- though only slightly -- a new problem was presented to the

    The Boy Ranchers at Spur Creek or Fighting the Sheep Herders

  • Occasional bursts of machine-gun fire and spent bullets "zipping" into the mud all around hardly tended to cheer the proceedings.

    Bullets & Billets


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