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  • n  a quantity of no importance
  • n  a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
  • n  forceful exertion
    he's full of zip
  • n  a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
  • v  close with a zipper
  • v  move very fast
    The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed

  • At first the zip fastener seemed like a machina ex deo: a lightweight, lightning-fast way of closing the fabric gap with none of the muss of laces or the fuss of snaps, the bulge .
  • The I Am the Boss dinosaur from K's Kids comes with 60 colorful balls in the zip-pouch, with plenty of room left for other toys.
  • Harry Truman's personal zip was still there, but suddenly the political zing was gone.
News & Articles

  • Port St. Lucie ZIP code ranks high nationally for abandoned foreclosed homes
    It’s no surprise to Donn Wonderling, president of the Realtor Association of St. Lucie, that ZIP code 34953 ranks fifth in the nation in the number of foreclosed homes abandoned by their owners.
    June 21, 2013 - Stuart News
  • Zip lines open at northern Kentucky museum
    A new zip line course has opened at the Creation Museum in northern Kentucky.
    June 20, 2013 - FOX 19 Cincinnati
  • Fox 25 Zip Trip coming to Rockland June 28
    The Fox25 Morning News Zip Trip will be at Veterans Stadium, lower field, Rockland, from 6 to 10 a.m., on Friday, June 28. Features will include: · Taste of the Town: Local restaurants, cafés or bakeries demonstrate savory dishes and sweet treats. · Home Town Team: A salute to a youth or senior team ranging from football and soccer to the local running club.
    June 20, 2013 - Rockland Standard

  • Dick Pound in Forbes
    I certainly hope after 21 months and getting zip by way of cooperation from the players' association that they'll come up with some recommendations for improvement,said World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound. "If not, it's a complete...
  • Arnold Palmer in Reuters
    Palmer said Woods sounded in upbeat mood on the phone, "He sounded good, he had some zip in his voice. He sounded just fine," but he was not sure how well the 14-times major winner would cope with going straight into a major without any...
  • Brad Childress in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    I've always felt like he could play,Childress said. "I told him so right after the game last year when they beat us. I wish he would have retired. I told him that to his face. He's still got some zip on it. In my mind it's no different...

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