There are 3 translations of zip in Spanish:

zip1

Pronunciation: /zɪp/

n

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (vigor) [colloquial/familiar] garra (feminine) [colloquial/familiar], brío (masculine)
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    • Even in the scrappy draw with Everton last Monday, there were signs that it has given them a bit of their old zip, and they will approach this afternoon in good spirits.
    • Want to add some crunch to your salad, some zing to your pasta, some zip to your dip?
    • The zip she detects in Tokyo is missing in London and/or Paris and/or New York, she is saying.
  • 3 countable/numerable (fastener) (British English/inglés británico) zipper1
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    • Miss Stephenson was wearing black baggy knee-length combat trousers covered in zips and chains, and knee-length stripy socks with white Adidas trainers.
    • Today, however, I set out for the walk and the zip stayed open as I pulled it up.
    • Yes, belts, buckles and zips are high fashion for us men this winter.

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The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.

There are 3 translations of zip in Spanish:

zip2

vt (-pp-)

  • 1 [pocket/bag] cerrar* la cremallera or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) el cierre or (in Central America, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela also/en América Central, Cuba, México, Venezuela también) el zíper de she zipped herself into her dress se puso el vestido y se subió la cremallera ( or el cierre etc)
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    • Liz stood at the door in gray sweatpants and a black jacket that was zipped up.
    • However they imagined this end, I cannot help but seeing an image of a body bag being zipped up.
    • I pulled out three dollars and zipped my purse.
  • 2 [Computing/Informática] [file] comprimir
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    • The standard way around this is to zip the executable files before sending them.
    • The Trojan arrives in an e-mail with an attachment that is zipped and contains an executable.
    • Like the smaller test, we'll be zipping the images into one zip file, then testing again with all the files separate.

vi (-pp-)

  • 1 (with zipper) the suitcase zips open/shut la maleta se abre/cierra con cremallera ( or cierre etc) the hood zips on la capucha se pone con cremallera ( or cierre etc)
  • 2 (move fast) [colloquial/familiar] the morning zipped by la mañana (se) pasó volando [colloquial/familiar] we zipped through the work (nos) despachamos el trabajo en un santiamén [colloquial/familiar] to zip past pasar volando or como una flecha [colloquial/familiar] [bullet] pasar silbando we zipped along íbamos a toda mecha or a todo trapo [colloquial/familiar] I'll just zip out and post this letter salgo volando a echar esta carta [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Brooks, a war correspondent, has obviously done her homework, and her first novel zips along entertainingly, filled with incident and detail.
    • The magnesium catches fire and zips around on the surface of the water.
    • I literally feel life zip by me while I stand rooted.
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    • First, Ginobili drove the lane and drew Duncan's defender, zipping a pass to Duncan all alone on the baseline for a 19-footer.
    • Carr zipped a perfect pass to a wide-open Johnson, who dropped the easy catch that would have given Houston another third down conversion.
    • Against the Kings, Yao zipped a no-look scoop pass across the court to PG Steve Francis.

Phrasal verbs

zip up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [bag] cerrar* will you zip me up, please? ¿me subes la cremallera or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) el cierre or (in Central America, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela also/en América Central, Cuba, México, Venezuela también) el zíper? 1.1v + adj cerrarse* the dress zips up at the back el vestido se cierra con una cremallera or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) con un cierre or (in Central America, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela also/en América Central, Cuba, México, Venezuela también) con un zíper en la espalda

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The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.

There are 3 translations of zip in Spanish:

zip3

pronoun

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Word of the day moto
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Cultural fact of the day

The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.