What does unzip mean?

Definitions for unzip
ʌnˈzɪpun·zip

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unzipverb

    open the zipper of

    "unzip the bag"

Wiktionary

  1. unzipverb

    to open something using a zipper.

  2. unzipverb

    to come open by means of a zipper.

  3. unzipverb

    To decompress a zip file

Wikipedia

  1. unzip

    ZIP is an archive file format that supports lossless data compression. A ZIP file may contain one or more files or directories that may have been compressed. The ZIP file format permits a number of compression algorithms, though DEFLATE is the most common. This format was originally created in 1989 and was first implemented in PKWARE, Inc.'s PKZIP utility, as a replacement for the previous ARC compression format by Thom Henderson. The ZIP format was then quickly supported by many software utilities other than PKZIP. Microsoft has included built-in ZIP support (under the name "compressed folders") in versions of Microsoft Windows since 1998 via the "Plus! 98" addon for Windows 98. Native support was added as of the year 2000 in Windows ME. Apple has included built-in ZIP support in Mac OS X 10.3 (via BOMArchiveHelper, now Archive Utility) and later. Most free operating systems have built in support for ZIP in similar manners to Windows and Mac OS X. ZIP files generally use the file extensions .zip or .ZIP and the MIME media type application/zip. ZIP is used as a base file format by many programs, usually under a different name. When navigating a file system via a user interface, graphical icons representing ZIP files often appear as a document or other object prominently featuring a zipper.

ChatGPT

  1. unzip

    Unzip is a term used in computing to refer to the act of extracting files from a compressed folder (also known as a 'zip' file). This process is done in order to access the individual files contained within the zipped folder. The resulting files will have the same data as the original files but will take up more storage space. Unzipping is achieved through file compression software.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unzip in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unzip in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of unzip in a Sentence

  1. Nick Littlehales:

    They were looking at recovery as a big issue and decided that my approach made a lot of sense to not only them but also the individual riders, we created a sleep kit, which is a replication of the ideal layers -- pillow, duvet, linen -- all put together to allow a small group of staff to go into the hotel and unzip Bradley's bag, he sleeps in it, they zip it back up and take it to the next hotel.

  2. Jenny Kern:

    Then The Hollywood Reporter asked me to unzip my sweater, if I ’d unzipped it, I would’ve been topless. I felt disgusted and bamboozled.

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