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noun
Zip  n.  
1.
A hissing or sibilant sound such as that made by a flying bullet.
2.
A quantity of no importance. (informal)
Synonyms: nothing, nihil, nichts, nix, nada, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, nil, zero, zilch.
3.
A device for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab.
Synonyms: slide fastener, zipper, zip-fastener.






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"Zip" Quotes from Famous Books



... of fragments hurtling in every direction, oft dislodging some section of parapet, yet never reaching the depths of the cave. Add to this nerve-racking siege work the instant, spiteful flash of barbed arrow or zip and crack of bullet when hat or hand of one of the defenders was for a second exposed, and it is not difficult to fancy the wear and tear on even the stoutest heart in the depleted ...
— An Apache Princess - A Tale of the Indian Frontier • Charles King



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