how to pronounce zip

zɪp

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An example use of zip in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… some colored objects like little zip tie …”

meanings of zip

noun:

  1. A trip on a zipline.
  2. An ounce of marijuana.
  3. Ellipsis of zip code.
  4. A zip fastener.
  5. Energy; vigor; vim.
  6. The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
  7. A zip file.
  8. Zero; nothing.
  9. A zip code.
  10. Synonym of convolution (“type of mapping function").

verb:

  1. To compress (one or more computer files) into a single and often smaller file, especially one in the ZIP format.
  2. To make (something) move quickly.
  3. (followed by a preposition) To move rapidly (in a specified direction or to a specified place) with a high-pitched sound.
  4. To close with a zip fastener.
  5. (followed by a preposition) To move in haste (in a specified direction or to a specified place).
  6. To travel on a zipline.
  7. To close as if with a zip fastener.
  8. To subject to the convolution mapping function.

name:

  1. A common file format for data compression.
  2. Initialism of Zone Improvement Plan. (see ZIP Code).

interjection:

  1. Imitative of high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.

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