zip

1. noun /zɪp/
a) The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
b) Energy; vigor; vim
2. interjection /zɪp/
The high-pitched sound of a small object moving rapidly through air.
Syn: whee, whizz, zing
3. verb /zɪp/
a) To close with a zip fastener.

zip ones lip

b) To close as if with a zip fastener.

The bullet zipped through the air.


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