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Definitions of zone

  1. regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. separate or apportion into sections; "partition a room off" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a circumscribed geographical region characterized by some distinctive features Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To girdle; to encircle. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A series of faces whose intersection lines with each other are parallel. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Any circular or ring-shaped area within which the street-car companies make no differences of fare. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A girdle; a cincture. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. One of the five great divisions of the earth, with respect to latitude and temperature. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A band or stripe extending around a body. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A series of planes having mutually parallel intersections. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Circuit; circumference. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. Zoned. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Zona (1). For the various zones in anatomy, see under zona. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  23. See Zona. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  24. A girdle: one of the five great belts into which the surface of the earth is divided. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. A girdle; belt; one of the five climatic divisions of the earth. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. A belt or girdle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  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. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A belt, band, stripe, etc., distinguished by any characteristic. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  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. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  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. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  32. [Greek] An area characterized by a similar fauna or flora (biol.); a stratum or set of beds characterized by a typical fossil or set of fossils (pal.). na
  33. any area to or within which a shipment or transportation cost is constant; dictgcide_fs
  34. z[=o]n, n. a girdle, a belt, a stripe of different colour or substance round anything: one of the five great belts into which the surface of the earth is divided: any continuous tract with particular characteristics.--v.t. to encircle, as with a zone.--n. Z[=O]'NA, a term in anatomy, &c., for a belt: herpes zoster.--adjs. Z[=O]'NAL, like a zone, arranged in zones: pertaining to the somites of an articulate or annulose animal; Z[=O]'NARY, resembling a belt or girdle; Z[=O]'NATE, marked with zones, belted; ZONED, wearing a zone, having zones; ZONE'LESS, wanting a zone or belt.--n. Z[=O]'NIC, a girdle.--adjs. ZONIF'EROUS, zoned; Z[=O]'NOID, like a zone.--n. Z[=O]'NULA, a small zone.--adj. Z[=O]'NULAR, like a zone or zonule.--ns. ZON'ULE, ZON'ULET, a little girdle. [L. zona--Gr. z[=o]n[=e], a girdle--z[=o]nnynai, to gird; akin to join, yoke.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  35. [Latin] An encircling band; a limited area. See Zona. Epileptogenic s., Erotogenic s., Hysterogenic s., circumscribed areas of the body, stimulation of which produces epileptoid or hystero-epileptoid convulsions. Transition s., Transitional s., the z. in the equator of the crystalline lens, in which the transformation of epithelial fibres into lens-fibres takes place. na
  36. Belt or girdle worn round the body (chiefly archaic& poet.; maiden or virgin z., symbol of virginity; loose the maiden z. of, deprive of virginity); encircling band or stripe distinguishable in colour or texture or character from the rest of the object encircled; (Geog.) any of five divisions of the earth bounded by circles parallel to the equator (frigid zz., N. of arctic, S. of antarctic, circle; torrid z., between the tropics; North, South, temperate z., between frigid& torrid zz.); area enclosed between two exact or approximate concetric circles; part of surface of sphere enclosed between two parallel planes, or of cone or cylinder between such planes cutting it perpendicularly to axis; any well-defined tract of more or less belt-like form; hence zonal, zonary, zonular[-UL-], zonate (bot., zool.), aa., zonally adv. (Vb) encircle as or with z. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  37. A belt or girdle, a circular band differing from the surface carrying it. boundary z. The part of the medulla of the kidney next the cortex. In it the groups of blood vessels and uriniferous tubules alternate. ciliary z. A thin, transparent membrane which begins with a serrated margin on the ciliary processes, and extends inward nearly to the equator of the lens, where it is intimately connected with the anterior capsule. Microscopically it consists of slight, sharply defined fibers connected by a delicate intercellular substance. epileptogenic z. A z. comprising certain motor tracts in the cerebral cortex artificial irritation of which gives rise to epileptoid convulsions. hysterogenic z's. Hypersensitive areas in various portions of the body pressure on which produces symptoms of hysteria, intermediate z. Of Guillard, the active z. of tissue immediately surrounding the central region of parenchyma in the stem of monocotyledonous plants. internal z. of the lenticular nucleus. A z. adjacent to the internal capsule, with which it is connected by transverse white fibers, z's of the lenticular nucleus. Three laminae consisting of masses of gray matter separated by white bundles (medullary laminae). z's of the uterus. Three z's into which R. Barnes divides the inner surface of the gravid uterus, with reference to the implantation of the placenta, designated the fundal z., the meridional z., and the cervical z. z. of Zinn. See ciliary z. [Gr., zone, From zonnunai, to gird.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  38. (Crystallog.) When three or more faces of a crystal have their poles in a great circle of the sphere of projection, they form a Zone ; the great circle is the Zone circle ; the diameter at right angles to the plane of the Zone circle is the Axis of the Zone. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  39. [Gr.] (Math.) A portion of a surface of revolution, as of a sphere, included between two planes at right angles to its axis. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  40. n. [Latin] A girdle;-one of the five great divisions of the earth with respect, to latitude and temperature, viz., the torrid zone between the two tropical circles; two temperate zones between the polar circles and the poles;-the portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes;-a band or stripe running round any object;-a band or areaencircling any thing;- circuit; circumference. Cabinet Dictionary

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