the neutral zone

Definition of the neutral zone

  1. :  the middle part of an ice hockey rink that is between the two zones defended by the teams

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  one that is neutral

    :  a neutral color

    :  a position of disengagement (as of gears)

  1. :  not engaged on either side

    :  not aligned with a political or ideological grouping

    :  of or relating to a neutral state or power

  1. :  any of five great divisions of the earth's surface with respect to latitude and temperature — compare frigid zone, temperate zone, torrid zone

    :  a portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes

    :  girdle, belt

  1. :  to surround with a zone :  encircle

    :  to arrange in or mark off into zones

    :  to partition (a city, borough, or township) by ordinance into sections reserved for different purposes (such as residence or business)

  1. :  zonal

    :  of, relating to, or occurring in a zone defense

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