Definition of zoned in English:

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Pronunciation: /zəʊnd/


1Divided into zones, in particular (of land) designated for a particular type of use or development: zoned housing land
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  • There is no public sewage scheme and no zoned development lands around the village.
  • The Department of the Environment aims to increase the supply of zoned housing land to 475,474 house units by June 2006.
  • Mr. Swan explained the council found it wasn't possible to buy any land within the zoned town area and had to look beyond this area.
2chiefly Botany & Zoology Marked with circles or bands of colour: strongly zoned leaves
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  • Multiple phases of zoned calcite are common, often truncated by a major dissolution surface overgrown by a late, granular calcite.
  • Brandberg has been producing thousands of gemmy, zoned amethyst crystals, and a new area was found in the Erongo Mountains for schorl, aquamarine, and topaz.
  • The zoned crystals with unaltered pink cores resembled the classic watermelon pieces pictured in Hamlin.
3US informal Under the influence of drugs or alcohol: she’s zoned on downers a zoned-out hippie
1970s: blend of zonked and stoned
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  • Maybe when she got dressed she was too zoned to notice that she grabbed her dress from the Juniors rack.
  • He seemed really zoned out, on a different planet or something.
  • She stared at me with her zoned-out look.

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