ziplock

adjective

zip·​lock ˈzip-ˌläk How to pronounce ziplock (audio)
: having an interlocking groove and ridge that form a tight seal when pressed together
a ziplock plastic bag

Word History

Etymology

from Ziploc, trademark for a plastic bag with such a seal

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ziplock was in 1968

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Cite this Entry

“Ziplock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ziplock. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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