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zip

verb  /zɪp/ (-pp-) us  

zip verb (FASTEN)

[T] to fasten a bag, clothing, etc. with a zipper : [T] I’ve got so much stuff in this bag, I can’t zip it shut. [M] You have to help the kids zip their coats up.

zip verb (MOVE FAST)

[I always + adv/prep] to travel very fast: Messengers on bicycles zipped fearlessly through the capital’s traffic.

zip

noun [U]  /zɪp/ infml us  

zip noun [U] (MOVE FAST)

something that creates a feeling of energy or excitement: Add pepper to give a little zip to the sauce.
Translations of “zip”
in Korean 지퍼…
in Arabic سَحّاب…
in French code postal…
in Turkish fermuar…
in Italian cerniera, chiusura lampo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扣件, 拉鏈,拉鎖…
in Russian молния (застежка)…
in Polish zamek (błyskawiczny)…
in Spanish cremallera, zumbido…
in Portuguese zíper…
in German die Postleitzahl…
in Catalan cremallera…
in Japanese ジッパー, ファスナー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扣件, 拉链,拉锁…
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