HyperDic: zone

English > 6 senses of the word zone:
NOUNlocationzonea locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
locationzone, geographical zoneany of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude / latitude or longitude
locationzonean area or region distinguished / distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic / characteristic
bodyzone, zona(anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
VERBsocialzone, districtregulate housing in
changezone, partitionseparate or apportion into sections
zone > pronunciation
Soundszow'n
Rhymesacetone ... Yellowstone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > zone: 6 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features.
NarrowerislandA zone or area resembling an island
Broadertopographic point, place, spotA point located with respect to surface features of some region
Spanishzona
Catalanzona
Adjectiveszonaryrelating to or of the nature of a zone
Verbszoneregulate housing in
English > zone: 6 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAny of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude / latitude or longitude.
Synonymgeographical zone
Narrowerclimatic zoneAny of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude / latitude
time zoneAny of the 24 regions of the globe (loosely divided by longitude) throughout which the same standard time is used
transit zoneA six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean / Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Spanishzona geográfica
Catalanzona climàtica, zona
Adjectiveszonaryrelating to or of the nature of a zone
English > zone: 6 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningAn area or region distinguished / distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic / characteristic.
InstancesPanama Canal Zone, Canal ZoneA zone consisting of a strip of land across the Isthmus of Panama that contains the Panama Canal
Narrowerbuffer zone, bufferA neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict
combat zone, combat areaA military area where combat forces operate
danger zoneA dangerous area
demilitarized zone, DMZA zone from which military ... / military forces or operations or installations are prohibited
drop zone, dropping zoneAn agreed area where military supplies are dropped to ground troops
kill zone, killing zoneAn area where a battle has occurred with many fatalities
strike zone(baseball) the area over home plate between a batter's knees and shoulders through which a pitch must pass in order to be called a strike
tidal zoneAn area subject to tidal action
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishárea, zona
Catalanzona
Adjectivesbizonalrelating to or concerned with the combined affairs of two administrative zones
zonaryrelating to or of the nature of a zone
Verbszoneseparate or apportion into sections
English > zone: 6 senses > noun 4, body
Meaning(anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure.
Synonymzona
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Narrowerzona pellucidaThick membrane around the mammalian ovum
zonule, zonulasmall beltlike zone
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
Spanishbedotia geayi, zona
Catalanzona
Adjectiveszonalrelating to or of the nature of a zone
English > zone: 6 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningregulate housing in; of certain areas of towns.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdistrict
Broaderregulate, regularize, regularise, order, governBring into conformity with rules or principles / principles or usage
Spanishdistribuir por zonas
Nounszonea locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
English > zone: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningseparate or apportion into sections.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonympartition
Narrowerscreen off, separate offpartition by means of a divider, such as a screen
Broaderseparate, dividemake a division or separation
Catalanpartir, subdividir
Nounszonean area or region distinguished / distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic / characteristic

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