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zone

 
Noun zone has 4 senses
  1. zone - a circumscribed geographical region characterized by some distinctive features
    --1 is a kind of
    geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
    --1 has particulars: island; Panama Canal Zone, Canal Zone
    Derived form: verb zone1
  2. zone, geographical zone - any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    --2 is a kind of geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
    --2 has particulars: climatic zone; time zone; transit zone
  3. zone - an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
    --3 is a kind of
    region, part
    --3 has particulars:
     combat zone, combat area; danger zone; demilitarized zone, DMZ; drop zone, dropping zone; kill zone, killing zone; tidal zone
    Derived form: verb zone2
  4. zone, zona - (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
    --4 is a kind of structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure
    --4 has particulars: zona pellucida; zonule, zonula
Verb zone has 2 senses
  1. zone, district - regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
    --1 is one way to regulate, regularize, regularise, order, govern
    Derived form: noun zone1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. partition, zone - separate or apportion into sections; "partition a room off"
    --2 is one way to separate, divide
    Derived form: noun zone3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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