(also ZIP file, zipped file)
A computer file whose contents of one or more files are compressed for storage or transmission, often carrying the extension .ZIP: a self-extracting zip file
More example sentences
- This zip file contains a HTML file and an executable called foto1.exe.
- If the file inside the attached zip file is launched the worm will be activated, capturing keystrokes during online banking sessions which could include passwords and financial account information.
- Essentially this enables you to take one zip file and split it into multiple files.
Definition of zip file in:
- The British & World English dictionary