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zip  audio  (zp) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. A brief sharp hissing sound.
  2. Energy; vim.
  3. A zipper.
  4. Slang Nothing; nil; zero: received zip for money after doing the job for them.
VERB:
zipped, zip·ping, zips
VERB:
intr.
    1. To move with a sharp hissing sound.
    2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound: The cars zipped by endlessly.
  1. To act or proceed swiftly and energetically: zipped through her homework.
  2. To become fastened or unfastened by a zipper.
VERB:
tr.
  1. To give speed and force to.
  2. To impart life or zest to.
  3. To fasten or unfasten with a zipper.

ETYMOLOGY:
Imitative


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