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Zip, Zips or ZIP may refer to:

  • Zipper or zip, a device for temporarily joining two edges of fabric together
  • ZIP code, the USPS Zone Improvement Plan used in postal addresses in the United States


Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Zip, a recurring character in the Tomb Raider video game series
  • Zip (TUGS), a character in the children's television series TUGS
  • Zip (game), a children's or party game
  • Zip, in the children's or party card game Zip and bong
  • Zip, the vertical line in works by artist Barnett Newman
  • Zip (band), a band formed by Pete Shelley
  • ZIP Magazine, a weekly men's magazine published in the United Kingdom
  • Zip Comics, an American anthology comic book series published from 1940 to 1944

In business[edit]


  • Bohdan Zip (born 1929), Canadian former politician
  • John Edgar Zip Collins (1892–1983), American Major League Baseball player
  • Tom Prichard (born 1959), professional wrestler
  • John Connolly (FBI) (born 1940), former FBI agent convicted of second-degree murder and other crimes
  • Elzaphan McConnell, Zip Hanna (1916–2001), American National Football League player
  • George Washington, Zip Zabel (1891–1970), American Major League Baseball player
  • Zip the Pinhead, born William Johnson (1842? - 1926), circus freak show performer


Other uses[edit]

  • Zero, in slang
  • Zips, a derogatory slang term for Italian-American or Sicilian-American mobsters
  • Akron Zips, the University of Akron athletic teams
  • Zig-zag in-line package, a type of electronic packaging
  • Zip Feed Tower, a grain elevator and feed mill in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; demolished in 2005
  • Zip-Zeta Inhibitory Peptide, inhibitor of PKM-zeta. Prevents Long-Term Potentiation

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