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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions; Having short sharp turns or angles .

Usage examples (34)
  • Birds flew zigzag across the blue sky
  • The trench, like all the others, was excavated in short, zigzag lengths, so that no point, either to right or left, commanded more than a score of yards of it.
  • The resulting kilns, known as the zigzag kilns, have a faster firing schedule than the Hoffmann kiln.
  • What about the new "zigzag" tactics of the Carter administration? for more
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