/zip"kohd'/, v.t., zip-coded, zip-coding.
to provide or mark with a zip code: Zip-code all mail.
Also, ZIP-code, Zip-code.

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U.S. a five-digit number used to identify a mail-delivery zone in the United States, now often made more specific by four additional numbers.
[< ZIP, abbreviation of Zoning Improvement Plan]
zip-code «ZIHP KOHD», transitive verb, -cod|ed, -cod|ing.
to provide with the Zip Code: »

to zip-code a letter.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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