Zippo [zip′ō]
trademark for a squarish, pocket-size cigarette lighter with a metal case and a hinged lid
such a lighter: also Zippo lighter

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • Zippo — Manufacturing Company Год основания 1932 Основатели Джордж Грант Блейсделл (англ. George Grant Blaisdell) …   Википедия

  • Zippo — Manufacturing Comp Tipo Privada Fundación 1932 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Zippo — Logo Zippo, Modell 020200: Regular Brushed Chrome …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Zippo — [zip′ō] trademark for a squarish, pocket size cigarette lighter with a metal case and a hinged lid n. such a lighter: also Zippo lighter * * * …   Universalium

  • Zippo — proprietary name of a brand of cigarette lighter, patented 1934 by Zippo Manufacturing Co., Bradford, Pa …   Etymology dictionary

  • Zippo — Infobox Company name = Zippo Manufacturing Company type = genre = Lighter Manufacturer foundation = 1932 founder = George G. Blaisdell location city = location country = location = Bradford, Pennsylvania locations = area served = key people =… …   Wikipedia

  • Zippo — Logo de la marque Zippo est une marque américaine de briquets, créée en 1932 par Georges G. Blaisdell, à Bradford, en Pennsylvanie. Sommaire 1 Historique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • zippo — n nothing. An embellished form of zip in the sense of zero. Zippo, originally an Americanism, is now heard elsewhere (albeit less often than zip). ► I checked and re checked and got zippo. (Hooperman, US TV series, 1986) …   Contemporary slang

  • zippo — n Nothing. He knew zippo about running the company. 1970s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • zippo — /ˈzɪpoʊ/ (say zipoh) noun a cigarette lighter. Also, zippo lighter. {US trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

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