Inside the plastic bag was a zipped cloth bag, and inside that, the remains of a baby.
It zipped across in a few seconds, causing massive explosions that blew out thousands of windows and broke roofs and walls.
I wanted to ask you about one piece in particular, the big polo neck that zipped up the back.
He zipped past the gawking mother and tired travelers and nearly across the elegant cordovan shoe-tips of a tall bearded man.
Like a homing device, it zipped over the net, into the corner of the court, and past the helpless Dabul to win the point.
Cardon pulled off the hoods and zipped open the white robes.
He eeled into the pressure suit and zipped it up to his neck.
It zipped over my head, narrowly missing me, and landed at the feet of the black-leathered guard.
She zipped him into a venusuit and fitted a small helmet on his head.
As he zipped open the briefcase he surveyed his features in the mirror.
"move rapidly," 1852, of echoic origin. Related: Zipped; zipping. Zip gun "homemade pistol" first recorded 1950.
"to close or fasten by means of a zipper," 1932, back-formation from zipper. Related: Zipped; zipping.
"zero," 1900, student slang for a grade of zero on a test, etc.; of unknown origin; cf. zilch.
1963, in U.S. postal ZIP code, an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan, no doubt chosen with conscious echo of zip (v.1).
[1900+ Students; like zilch, probably coined from a familiar word beginning with z]