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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] zona < Ancient Greek ζώνη (zōnē), girdle, belt)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
zone

Plural
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  1. An area distinguished on the basis of a particular characteristic, use, restriction, etc.
    There is a no-smoking zone that extends 25 feet outside of each entrance.
    The white zone is for loading and unloading only.
  2. (baseball) Short for the strike zone.
    That pitch was low and away, just outside of the zone.
  3. (especially Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A high performance phase or period.
    I just got in a zone late in the game, everything was going in.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) That collection of a domain's DNS resource records, the domain and it's subdomains, that are not delegated to another authority.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A logical group of network devices on AppleTalk.
  6. (religion) A belt worn by priests in the Greek Orthodox church.
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      In putting on the zone or belt, worn by both bishops and priests, he says: "Blessed is God, Who girded me with power, and hath made my path blameless..." (Ps. 47:32-33). The zone denotes the priest's readiness to serve the Lord and is also a sign that he is bound to Christ.

Synonyms

  • (area distinguished on the basis of a particular characteristic etc): area, belt, region, section, sector, sphere, territory
  • (baseball: strike zone):
  • (high performance phase or period):
  • (networking: that collection of a domain's DNS resource records):
  • (computing: logical group of network devices on AppleTalk):
  • (religion: belt worn by priests in the Greek Orthodox church):

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Verb

Infinitive
to zone

Third person singular
zones

Simple past
zoned

Past participle
-

Present participle
zoning

to zone (third-person singular simple present zones, present participle zoning, simple past and past participle zoned)
  1. To divide into or assign sections or areas.
    Please zone off our staging area, a section for each group.
  2. To define the property use classification of an area.
    This area was zoned for industrial use.
  3. To temporarily enter a daydream state, for instance as a result of boredom, fatigue, or intoxication; to doze off.
    I must have zoned while he was giving us the directions.

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

zone f. (plural zones)

  1. zone

Italian

Noun

zone f.

  1. Plural form of zona.

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: ['zo.ne]

Noun

zone f. pl.

  1. Plural form of zonă. zones

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