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English definition of “zip”

zip

noun [C] (FASTENER)    /zɪp/ UK (US zipper)
B2 a fastener consisting of two rows of metal or plastic teeth-like parts that are brought together by pulling a small sliding piece over them, used for closing openings in clothing, bags, etc.: to do up/undo a zip I can't open my bag - the zip has stuck.Fastening clothing and textiles
(Definition of zip noun (FASTENER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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