What does zig-zag mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. zigzag, zig-zagadjective

    having short sharp turns or angles

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. zig-zag

    The winding trench of approach of a besieger, directed by short turns alternately right and left of the defences of the place, to avoid being enfiladed by them. Called also a boyau.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zig-zag in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zig-zag in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of zig-zag in a Sentence

  1. Tony Nunan:

    Oil prices are coming off again. Prices are going to zig-zag for a while.

  2. Wiebe Wakker:

    I got about (1,800) people to sign up and make me zig zag all the way through Europe, the Middle East, India, Southeast Asia and finally today I arrived here.

  3. Mikail Ozen:

    He was lying on the ground and we ran over in zig-zag fashion.

Images & Illustrations of zig-zag

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    established or prearranged unalterably
    • A. arbitrary
    • B. foreordained
    • C. eloquent
    • D. indiscernible

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