What does zone mean?

Definitions for zone
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. zonenoun

    a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features

  2. zone, geographical zonenoun

    any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude

  3. zonenoun

    an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic

  4. zone, zonaverb

    (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure

  5. zone, districtverb

    regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns

  6. partition, zoneverb

    separate or apportion into sections

    "partition a room off"

GCIDE

  1. Zonenoun

    any area to or within which a shipment or transportation cost is constant; specifically, in the United States parcel-post system, any of the areas about any point of shipment for which but one rate of postage is charged for a parcel post shipment from that point. The rate increases from within outwards. The first zone includes the unit of area

    Etymology: [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw`nh; akin to zwnny`nai to gird, Lith. jsta a girdle, jsti to gird, Zend yh.]

Wiktionary

  1. zonenoun

    Each of the five regions of the earth's surface into which it was divided by climatic differences, namely the torrid zone (between the tropics), two temperate zones (between the tropics and the polar circles), and two frigid zones (within the polar circles).

    Etymology: From zona, from

  2. zonenoun

    Any given region or area of the world.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  3. zonenoun

    A given area distinguished on the basis of a particular characteristic, use, restriction, etc.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  4. zonenoun

    Short for the strike zone.

    That pitch was low and away, just outside of the zone.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  5. zonenoun

    A high performance phase or period.

    I just got in a zone late in the game, everything was going in.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  6. zonenoun

    That collection of a domain's DNS resource records, the domain and its subdomains, that are not delegated to another authority.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  7. zonenoun

    A logical group of network devices on AppleTalk.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  8. zonenoun

    A belt or girdle.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  9. zonenoun

    The frustum of a sphere.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  10. zoneverb

    To divide into or assign sections or areas.

    Please zone off our staging area, a section for each group.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  11. zoneverb

    To define the property use classification of an area.

    This area was zoned for industrial use.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  12. zoneverb

    To enter a daydream state temporarily, for instance as a result of boredom, fatigue, or intoxication; to doze off.

    Etymology: From zona, from

  13. zoneverb

    To girdle or encircle.

    Etymology: From zona, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Zonenoun

    a girdle; a cincture

    Etymology: [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw`nh; akin to zwnny`nai to gird, Lith. jsta a girdle, jsti to gird, Zend yh.]

  2. Zonenoun

    one of the five great divisions of the earth, with respect to latitude and temperature

    Etymology: [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw`nh; akin to zwnny`nai to gird, Lith. jsta a girdle, jsti to gird, Zend yh.]

  3. Zonenoun

    the portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes; the portion of a surface of revolution included between two planes perpendicular to the axis

    Etymology: [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw`nh; akin to zwnny`nai to gird, Lith. jsta a girdle, jsti to gird, Zend yh.]

  4. Zonenoun

    a band or stripe extending around a body

    Etymology: [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw`nh; akin to zwnny`nai to gird, Lith. jsta a girdle, jsti to gird, Zend yh.]

  5. Zonenoun

    a band or area of growth encircling anything; as, a zone of evergreens on a mountain; the zone of animal or vegetable life in the ocean around an island or a continent; the Alpine zone, that part of mountains which is above the limit of tree growth

    Etymology: [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw`nh; akin to zwnny`nai to gird, Lith. jsta a girdle, jsti to gird, Zend yh.]

  6. Zonenoun

    a series of planes having mutually parallel intersections

    Etymology: [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw`nh; akin to zwnny`nai to gird, Lith. jsta a girdle, jsti to gird, Zend yh.]

  7. Zonenoun

    circuit; circumference

    Etymology: [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw`nh; akin to zwnny`nai to gird, Lith. jsta a girdle, jsti to gird, Zend yh.]

  8. Zoneverb

    to girdle; to encircle

    Etymology: [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw`nh; akin to zwnny`nai to gird, Lith. jsta a girdle, jsti to gird, Zend yh.]

Freebase

  1. Zone

    Zone was an all-female pop rock band started in Sapporo, Japan in 1999. Although it initially started as a dance group, they turned to an all-female band. Zone has been categorized in a new genre called "bandol". The band was started by Studio RunTime and released their first single, "Good Days", under the major record label Sony Records, on February 7, 2001. The group has officially ended on March 2, 2013. Their most famous song is "Secret Base", released on August 8, 2001. The single sold about 744,000 copies on Japanese Oricon charts.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Zone

    zōn, n. a girdle, a belt, a stripe of different colour or substance round anything: one of the five great belts into which the surface of the earth is divided: any continuous tract with particular characteristics.—v.t. to encircle, as with a zone.—n. Zō′na, a term in anatomy, &c., for a belt: herpes zoster.—adjs. Zō′nal, like a zone, arranged in zones: pertaining to the somites of an articulate or annulose animal; Zō′nary, resembling a belt or girdle; Zō′nate, marked with zones, belted; Zoned, wearing a zone, having zones; Zone′less, wanting a zone or belt.—n. Zō′nic, a girdle.—adjs. Zonif′erous, zoned; Zō′noid, like a zone.—n. Zō′nula, a small zone.—adj. Zō′nular, like a zone or zonule.—ns. Zon′ule, Zon′ulet, a little girdle. [L. zona—Gr. zōnē, a girdle—zōnnynai, to gird; akin to join, yoke.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. zone

    The region immediately surrounding a Limburger Cheese.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. zone

    See BELT.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'zone' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3698

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'zone' in Nouns Frequency: #1184

Anagrams for zone »

  1. Enzo, Zeno, zeon

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zone in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of zone in a Sentence

  1. Marco Dunand:

    As a European citizen, I can probably trade it again provided I don't use U.S. dollars. But then if you use a euro-dollar conversion, does it become a grey (uncertain) zone?

  2. Alex Tuch:

    That was our mentality, to try to get inside of them, they like to pack it in, especially in the D-zone. They’re a really good defensive team, so if we’re able to get to the inside, get pucks in there and just kind of whack at him, get a few lucky bounces, it’ll be huge for this series.

  3. Jeb Bush Bush:

    Creating a strategy means that we -- we create a no-fly zone, create safe havens for the remnants of the Syrian Free Army to -- to be built up. We lead by getting our Arab allies and friends to be able to support one fighting force.

  4. Emily Gilbert:

    When we corrected the star's parameters, the sizes of its planets dropped, and we realized the outermost one was about the size of Earth and in the habitable zone, additionally, in 11 months of data we saw no flares from the star, which improves the chances TOI 700 d is habitable and makes it easier to model its atmospheric and surface conditions.

  5. Julius Baer:

    There seems to be certainly more potential in euro zone (earnings) than in the U.S. ... But markets with a higher domestic exposure should be more rewarding going forward than those that are internationally exposed, in a nutshell, we prefer peripheral markets like Italy and Spain to Germany.

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