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Definition 1: (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for zone in the sense of this definition

(zone is a kind of ...) a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing and its construction and arrangement

"he has good bone structure"

(... is a kind of zone ) thick membrane around the mammalian ovum; can be penetrated by one sperm in the fertilization process; usually remains around the fertilized egg until it is implanted in the wall of the uterus

(... is a kind of zone ) small beltlike zone

(zone belongs to category ...) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

Definition 2: a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features - [noun denoting location]

(zone is a kind of ...) a point located with respect to surface features of some region

"this is a nice place for a picnic" "a bright spot on a planet"

(... is a kind of zone ) a zone or area resembling an island

Definition 3: an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic - [noun denoting location]

(zone is a kind of ...) the extended spatial location of something

"the farming regions of France" "religions in all parts of the world" "regions of outer space"

(... is a kind of zone ) an area subject to tidal action

(... is a kind of 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

(... is a kind of zone ) an area where a battle has occurred with many fatalities

(... is a kind of zone ) an agreed area where military supplies are dropped to ground troops

(... is a kind of zone ) a zone from which military forces or operations or installations are prohibited

"tensions exist on both sides of the demilitarized zone separating North Korea and South Korea"

(... is a kind of zone ) a dangerous area

(... is a kind of zone ) a military area where combat forces operate

(... is a kind of zone ) a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict

(... is an instance of zone) a zone consisting of a strip of land across the Isthmus of Panama that contains the Panama Canal

Definition 4: any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for zone in the sense of this definition

(zone is a kind of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(... is a kind of zone ) any of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude

(... is a kind of zone ) any of the 24 regions of the globe (loosely divided by longitude) throughout which the same standard time is used

(... is a kind of zone ) a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean; includes the principal routes used by drug smugglers

Definition 5: separate or apportion into sections - [verb of change]

Samples where zone or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • partition a room off

Synonyms for zone in the sense of this definition

(zone is a kind of ...) make a division or separation

(... is a kind of zone ) partition by means of a divider, such as a screen

"screen off this part of the room"

Synonyms for zone in the sense of this definition

(zone is a kind of ...) bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations

"We cannot regulate the way people dress" "This town likes to regulate"

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