zip


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Zip \Zip\, v. i.
   To make, or move with, a sound like a zip[1].
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Zip \Zip\ (z[i^]p), n. [Imitative.]
   1. A hissing or sibilant sound such as that made by a flying
      bullet.
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   2. a quantity of no importance. [informal]

   Syn: nothing, nihil, nichts, nix, nada, aught, cipher,
        cypher, goose egg, naught, nil, zero, zilch.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   3. a device for locking together two toothed edges by means
      of a sliding tab.

   Syn: slide fastener, zipper, zip-fastener.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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