Definition of 'zip'
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Also has reflective piping and two zipped security pockets. The Sun (2016)The zipped pockets are on back rather than the front, so when you wear it they are safely hidden away. The Sun (2016)First, news that the economy zipped along by a whole 0.5 per cent in the three months after the vote. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All zip codes and phone numbers are of the same length. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By the end of the movie my jacket was being zipped higher and higher. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Zip pocket at the back is useful too. The Sun (2011)They reckon the person who zipped up the bag discovered him dead and fled the flat. The Sun (2010)You can now safely move the original zipped file into the recycle bin. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now you can fasten the button and the zip will stay closed. The Sun (2014)The action zips along at a pleasing pace and there are some cracking twists. The Sun (2008)He then opens the zip from one end and climbs in. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Plus tons of zips and pockets for essentials. The Sun (2015)The shipping containers are stacked at the port by driverless cranes that zip back and forth on rails. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Telescope lacked his usual zip and his tongue got over the bit because he was a bit too fresh. The Sun (2013)Let us know if you find a way to do the zip at the back all the way to the top. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He also zips around town in a Mini. The Sun (2011)Better still, harness energy as you zip downhill to recharge the battery. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your zip code changes, but your address is permanent. Christianity Today (2000)He is wearing biker boots, studded trousers and a sculpted leather jacket zipped up tight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I slow the line as it zips through my left hand and the leader begins to unfurl. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Problem is, so far there's zip to show for it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'zip'
British English: zip /zɪp/ NOUN
A zip is a device used to open and close parts of clothes and bags. It consists of two rows of metal or plastic teeth which separate or fasten together as you pull a small tag along them.
He pulled the zip of his leather jacket down.
- American English: zipper
- Arabic: زِمَامٌ مُنْزَلِق
- Brazilian Portuguese: zíper
- Chinese: 拉链
- Croatian: patentni zatvarač
- Czech: zip
- Danish: lynlås
- Dutch: rits
- European Spanish: cremallera
- Finnish: vetoketju
- French: fermeture éclair
- German: Reißverschluss
- Greek: φερμουάρ
- Italian: cerniera lampo
- Japanese: ファスナー
- Korean: 지퍼
- Norwegian: glidelås
- Polish: zamek suwak
- European Portuguese: fecho de correr
- Romanian: fermoar
- Russian: застежка-молния
- Spanish: cremallera
- Swedish: blixtlås
- Thai: ซิป
- Turkish: fermuar
- Ukrainian: застібка-блискавка
- Vietnamese: phéc-mơ-tuya
British English: zip /zɪp/ VERB
When you zip something, you fasten it using a zip.
She zipped her jeans.
- American English: zip
- Arabic: يُغْلِقُ زِمَاماً مُنْزَلِقاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: fechar o zíper
- Chinese: 拉拉链
- Croatian: zakopčati patentni zatvarač
- Czech: zapnout zip
- Danish: lyne
- Dutch: ritsen
- European Spanish: cerrar la cremallera
- Finnish: sulkea vetoketju
- French: fermer fermeture éclair
- German: den Reißverschluss zumachen
- Greek: κλείνω φερμουάρ
- Italian: chiudere la lampo
- Japanese: ファスナーを締める
- Korean: ...을 지퍼로 잠그다
- Norwegian: lukke glidelåsen
- Polish: zapiąć
- European Portuguese: fechar o fecho de correr
- Romanian: a închide fermoarul
- Russian: застегивать на молнию
- Spanish: cerrar la cremallera
- Swedish: stänga blixtlås
- Thai: รูดซิป
- Turkish: kapatmak fermuar
- Ukrainian: застібати на блискавку
- Vietnamese: kéo phéc-mơ-tuya
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