from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fastening device consisting of parallel rows of metal, plastic, or nylon teeth on adjacent edges of an opening that are interlocked by a sliding tab.
- transitive v. To fasten or unfasten or become fastened or unfastened with a zipper; zip.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A zip fastener.
- n. A pressure-sensitive plastic closure.
- n. leucine zipper
- v. To close a zipper.
- v. To put a zipper on an article.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. close with a zipper
- n. a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
Don't agree with everything you say, but that fish with a zipper is the best comeback I've heard in years.
After a moment that seemed like an eternity, the guy in the back shouted, The zipper is stuck!
Marinate the chicken for 3 to 24 hours in zipper bags.
First he's drunk and now his pants are down and his zipper is unzipped.
The new G3 Guide Jacket features a waterproof main zipper; watertight, adjustable cuffs; built-in retractors for clippers or other items; large bellows pockets for fly boxes; lined hand-warmer pockets; four smaller stowage pockets with water-resistant zippers; and an adjustable hood.
David Blunkett I could understand a mere zipper is not enough.
The image also shows a 'zipper'-like mechanism of bundle formation and its stability for two weeks (green arrows). (d) phase contrast inverted image of a region with high frequency of convergence producing order in the network shape (e) higher magnification of (d) showing sites of multiple-process convergence.
I've got a WWII Leeds canvas bag that's on it's third main zipper, but it holds a ton, and looks like s**t.
Lots more opportunity for embarassment: skirt tucked into underwear/pantyhose/tights, skirt turning on it’s own so zipper is not in centre of the butt, static, revealing too much during leg repositioning … dude stick to pants with no zipper!
We're liplocked, and bodylocked, and passionlocked, and the sound of your zipper is a result of my hand near your crotch pulling it down.