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OTHER WORDS FROM zipzipless, adjective
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How to use zip in a sentence
As a neurotransmitter, it zips across the spaces between brain cells.
The richness of the miso and soy, with the zip from the ginger, makes the fish heavenly.Ease into Winter with Backcountry-Approved Comfort Food|Christina Bernstein|November 12, 2020|Outside Online
Rather than wasting time slowly climbing one building to the next like previous games, you could just shoot out a zip line or pull yourself up a tall building in seconds.
The now-deleted tweet featured a video of half-red, half-blue hoodie being zipped up and the message “The one thing we know, is that together, we can move forward.”‘Emotions are so heightened’: Why the election fallout hammers home the need for marketers to act responsibly|Lara O'Reilly|November 9, 2020|Digiday
The laptop compartment has an ejector handle that lifts your laptop out of its pocket for easy access, and the front three-quarter-zip compartment houses a padded and fleece-lined tablet sleeve.Must-have gadgets and accessories for safer winter (and pandemic) travel|Rachel King|November 6, 2020|Fortune
If only Sulzberger had managed to keep a zipped upper lip while leaving the dirty work to anonymous underlings.
Shivering, we pulled our hats low our heads and zipped our jackets tight around our chests.
Inside the plastic bag was a zipped cloth bag, and inside that, the remains of a baby.Utah’s Murderer Mom Is a Monster but She’s Not the First|Steve Miller|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After he'd leashed the huskies up to the sled, Winkelmann deftly zipped me into a tarp-like blanket.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed|Terry Greene Sterling|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I wanted to ask you about one piece in particular, the big polo neck that zipped up the back.
He zipped open the closure of his helmet and tilted the helmet back.The Worshippers|Damon Francis Knight
Hogan watched disdainfully as the second pitch zipped past, wide of the plate.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
Skittering images of her zipped through his mind, only to be shoved aside.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
He fished into one of the boxes, pulled out the blue dress and zipped the girl mech into it.The Love of Frank Nineteen|David Carpenter Knight
Some of the leaden missiles hit the ground and made little clouds of dust, and others zipped on all sides of the auto.The Motor Boys Overland|Clarence Young
British Dictionary definitions for zip (1 of 2)
- Also called: zip fastener a fastening device operating by means of two parallel rows of metal or plastic teeth on either side of a closure that are interlocked by a sliding tabUS and Canadian term: zipper
- (modifier) having or equipped with such a devicea zip bag