1. To move through something or some place with great quickness. He zipped through the office and out the door as soon as the clock struck five. She zipped through the streets in his bicycle to deliver the package.
2. To complete, accomplish, or work through something with great speed or ease. Don't just zip through the book like that, or you won't remember anything that happens a week later. Thanks to all my studying, I was able to zip through the test in less than an hour.
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1. To accomplish or proceed with something swiftly and energetically: She zipped through college in just three years.
2. To read something quickly and with ease: I zipped through five chapters of Great Expectations in less than an hour.
3. To move rapidly through something: The bird zipped through the air to its nest.
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