What does zipper mean?

Definitions for zipper
ˈzɪp ərzip·per

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word zipper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slide fastener, zip, zipper, zip fastener(verb)

    a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab

  2. zip up, zipper, zip(verb)

    close with a zipper

    "Zip up your jacket--it's cold"

Wiktionary

  1. zipper(Noun)

    A zip fastener.

    Etymology: 1925, . The trade name was registered in 1925 by B.F. Goodrich for “boots made of rubber and fabric,” claiming use of the name since June 1923. No longer a registered trademark.

  2. zipper(Noun)

    A pressure-sensitive plastic closure.

    Etymology: 1925, . The trade name was registered in 1925 by B.F. Goodrich for “boots made of rubber and fabric,” claiming use of the name since June 1923. No longer a registered trademark.

  3. zipper(Noun)

    leucine zipper

    Etymology: 1925, . The trade name was registered in 1925 by B.F. Goodrich for “boots made of rubber and fabric,” claiming use of the name since June 1923. No longer a registered trademark.

  4. zipper(Verb)

    To close a zipper.

    He zippered his sweater against the cold.

    Etymology: 1925, . The trade name was registered in 1925 by B.F. Goodrich for “boots made of rubber and fabric,” claiming use of the name since June 1923. No longer a registered trademark.

  5. zipper(Verb)

    To put a zipper on an article.

    This Fall jackets are zippered.

    Etymology: 1925, . The trade name was registered in 1925 by B.F. Goodrich for “boots made of rubber and fabric,” claiming use of the name since June 1923. No longer a registered trademark.

Freebase

  1. Zipper

    A zipper, zip, or zip fastener, is a commonly used device for binding the edges of an opening of fabric or other flexible material, as on a garment or a bag. It is used in clothing, luggage and other bags, sporting goods, camping gear, and other items. Whitcomb L. Judson was an American mechanical engineer from Chicago who was the first to invent, conceive of the idea, and to construct a workable zipper. The method, still in use today, is based on interlocking teeth. Initially it was called the “hookless fastener” and was later redesigned to become more reliable.

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How to say zipper in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zipper in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zipper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of zipper in a Sentence

  1. George Burns:

    First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.

Images & Illustrations of zipper

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