What does ZIP mean in File Extensions?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand ZIP in the Computing field in general and in the File Extensions terminology in particular.

Compressed file archive ( InfoZIP - PKZip - WinZip)

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What does ZIP mean?

nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo(noun)
a quantity of no importance

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