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What does ZIP stand for?

ZIP stands for Compressed File (PKzip file name extension)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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What makes the application so handy is that, when you call up a compressed file, it decompresses automatically and "on the fly"--that is, you don't have to take any extra steps.
Data sets with few compressed files were used, as well as sets that included many previously compressed file types.