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Definitions of zone

  1. regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
  2. any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
  3. separate or apportion into sections; " partition a room off"
  4. ( anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
  5. an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
  6. a circumscribed geographical region characterized by some distinctive features
  7. To girdle; to encircle.
  8. An area or part of a region characterized by uniform or similar animal and plant life; a life zone; as, Littoral zone, Austral zone, etc.
  9. A series of faces whose intersection lines with each other are parallel.
  10. The aggregate of stations, in whatsoever direction or on whatsoever line of railroad, situated between certain maximum and minimum limits from a point at which a shipment of traffic originates.
  11. Any circular or ring- shaped area within which the street- car companies make no differences of fare.
  12. In the United States parcel- post system, any of the areas about any point of shipment for which but one rate of postage is charged for a parcel post shipment from that point. The rate increases from within outwards. The first zone includes the unit of area "( a quadrangle 30 minutes square)" in which the place of shipment is situated and the 8 contiguous units; the outer limits of the second to the seventh zones, respectively, are approximately 150, 300, 600, 1000, 1400, and 1800 miles from the point of shipment; the eighth zone includes all units of area outside the seventh zone.
  13. A girdle; a cincture.
  14. One of the five great divisions of the earth, with respect to latitude and temperature.
  15. The portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes; the portion of a surface of revolution included between two planes perpendicular to the axis.
  16. A band or stripe extending around a body.
  17. A band or area of growth encircling anything; as, a zone of evergreens on a mountain; the zone of animal or vegetable life in the ocean around an island or a continent; the Alpine zone, that part of mountains which is above the limit of tree growth.
  18. A series of planes having mutually parallel intersections.
  19. Circuit; circumference.
  20. One of the five great belts into which the surface of the earth is divided with regard to climate: including the torrid zone, which extends 23˚ 28' on each side of the equator; the two temperate zones, between the tropics and the polar circles, which are 23˚ 27' from the poles; and the two frigid zones, between th epolar circles and the poles; an area or region distinct from adjoining parts; as, during the World War, Germany established a danger zone for submarine warfare; in the United States parcel post system, one of the areas into which the country is divided with regard to rates of postage.
  21. Zoned.
  22. Zona ( 1). For the various zones in anatomy, see under zona.
  23. See Zona.
  24. A girdle: one of the five great belts into which the surface of the earth is divided.
  25. A girdle; belt; one of the five climatic divisions of the earth.
  26. A belt or girdle.
  27. One of five divisions of the earth's surface, bounded by lines parallel to the equator and taking their names from the prevailing climate.
  28. A belt, band, stripe, etc., distinguished by any characteristic.
  29. A girdle; a division of the earth with respect to the temperature of different latitudes; there being five zones, the torrid, two temperate, and two frigid zones; a band or stripe running round any object; circuit; circumference.
  30. A circular belt or girdle; one of the five great divisions of the earth with respect to latitude and temperature, marked out by the two tropics and the polar circles, and respectively named the torrid zone, north temperate zone, south temperate zone, north frigid zone, and south frigid zone; in math., the portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes; a band or stripe running round any object; a band or area encircling anything; circumference.
  31. An area characterized by a similar fauna or flora; a stratum or set of beds characterized by a typical fossil or set of fossils.
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Quotes of zone

  1. People always seem to assume that we have a full, back -up support team- make -up, costume and a driver- but usually, in a war zone there's only me and the cameraman. – Kate Adie
  2. I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone – Elizabeth Banks
  3. I didn't get over 1300 walks without knowing the strike zone – Wade Boggs
  4. If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone then you are forced to expand your consciousness. – Les Brown
  5. The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines. – Italo Calvino
  6. Shortly afterwards my father told me that he might be going into the Eastern Zone of Germany. At that time my own mind was closer to his than it had ever been before, because he also believed that they are at least trying to build a new world. – Klaus Fuchs
  7. It's a war zone Terrible things happen. – Eason Jordan
  8. To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves. – Peter McWilliams
  9. As far as a nuclear weapons -free zone you know, when the lion lies down with the lamb, and you don't need a new lamb every day to satisfy the lion, then we might have this kind of transformation in the Middle East. – Benjamin Netanyahu
  10. In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel- it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn. – Michael Pollan
  11. In the pregnancy process I have come to realize how much of the burden is on the female partner. She's got a construction zone going on in her belly. – Al Roker
  12. Move out of your comfort zone You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new. – Brian Tracy
  13. The mind can also be an erogenous zone – Raquel Welch
  14. I was so happy that it filmed in New York not only because it's an amazing city, but also because a lot of people across the world somehow started to think about New York as a dangerous place to be and envisioned it as some war zone after that happened. – Alicia Witt

Usage examples for zone

  1. It looked to them as though the alternatives were whether these few Americans should travel in the war- zone on neutral ships, or whether a great civilized nation like Germany should go under! – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  2. It was in the Balkans, long regarded as the zone of danger to European peace, that the war- clouds gathered and darkened rapidly. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  3. The road of shore drift is therefore the zone of the breaking waves. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  4. At a turn in the road the battle lay before us, and we were in the zone of fire. – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  5. She held a lighted cigarette, and she stood just outside the zone of candlelight, watching me through narrowed eyes. – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  6. Those of a white colour, and with shorter and more regular periods, are most numerous in the region of the Milky Way; those that are small, with long periods and of a reddish hue, are more widely removed from that zone – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  7. But Dark's wrecked ship drifted into a dangerous zone of meteor swarms where they couldn't follow." – The World with a Thousand Moons by Edmond Hamilton
  8. It is the great merit of Mr. Service's verses that they are literally alive with the stress and joy and agony and hardship that make up life out in the battle zone – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  9. And at last Frank, watch in hand, felt that the submarine was safely out of the danger zone – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  10. Finally, by crowding on all the possible power, so that the propellers and deflecting rudders forced the craft down, Tom was able to get out of the grip of the hurricane, and landed just beyond the zone of it on the ground. – Tom Swift and his Air Glider or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure by Victor Appleton
  11. During the Flanders fighting all this ground was still in the danger zone though the enemy lost much of his direct observation after our first advance. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  12. We're out of the war zone at least. – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  13. As my cab pulled up in front, a black Land Rover was parked in a " Prohibido Estacionarse" zone by the front steps. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  14. The zone of mighty mountains rose sharp and clear before her. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  15. The colder air from both of these, then rushes towards the heated zone to supply the place left vacant there by the ascent of its warm air. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  16. They took their time, now that they were beyond the fire zone – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  17. He constantly remained many miles in the rear of the advance column, and only once went into the danger zone when he led a small commando south of the Tugela. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  18. You'll be asked to select your time zone – Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage by John Goerzen and Ossama Othman
  19. The natives of Mexico have practiced farming without irrigation for centuries- and modern methods are now being applied in the zone midway between the extremely dry and the extremely humid portions. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe

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