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zip•per



Pronunciation: (zip'ur), [key]
n.
1. Also called slide fastener. a device used for fastening clothing, valises, etc., consisting of two toothed tracks or spiral metal or plastic coils, each bordering one of two edges to be joined, and a piece that either interlocks or separates them when pulled.
2. a person or thing that zips.
3. a rubber and fabric boot or overshoe fastened up the leg by a zipper.
4. a large illuminated display of news bulletins or advertisements that rapidly and continously flash by on an upper part of a building.

v.t., v.i.
zip2.

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