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ZZulu
ZImpedance
ZGMT / UTC (logging abbreviation)
ZZone
ZSpeed Rating (department of transportation maximum tire speed rating of 149+ MPH)
ZZero
zeffort (US DoD)
ZZoloft (anti-depressant)
ZAll Stop (bell log on a US Navy ship)
ZZusammen
ZAtomic Number (number of protons in nucleus)
ZZodiac
ZFlash (logging abbreviation)
ZFlash (Priority)
ZZenith
ZCorporation (IRB)
ZZorro
ZZillion
ZAzimuth
ZFootlocker (stock symbol)
ZZentner (German 50kg)
ZSet of Integers (math)
ZZulu Time
ZZetta- (prefix, 10^21 or sextillion)
ZCertain Amino Acids (glutamic acid, glutamine or a substance that yields glutamic acid on hydrolysis)
ZProton Number (physics)
ZSales in Full (newspaper stock table abbreviation)
ZLighter-Than-Air Vehicle (US Military aircraft type designation)
ZZionism/Zionist
ZRedshift Factor (determines how fast a cosmic object is moving away from Earth)
ZUltra Heavy Nuclei
ZUnit of Sleep
ZZylog, Incorporated
ZBenzyloxycarbonyl Compound
ZZuckung - Contraction
ZAnimalian Sex Chromosome (such as chickens and moths)
ZJet Terminal Area
ZCenter of an algebraic group (mathematics)
ZDepth axis in Cartesian coordinate system
ZDiscrete-time complex variable (analogous to S in continuous-time; electrical engineering)
ZAircraft Symbol Prefix – Planning
References in classic literature ?
For a dozen years I made a strong effort to convince Mr.
The effort to secure this increase was led by the Hon.
But I could not well believe this, as I could feel my heart pounding against my ribs from the exertion of my efforts to release myself from the anaesthesis which had held me.
He rose again to the surface, struggled with the last desperate effort of a drowning man, uttered a third cry, and felt himself sinking, as if the fatal cannon shot were again tied to his feet.
Fear, that relentless pursuer, clogged Dantes' efforts.
For a moment the lion stood with legs far outspread, then he raised first one paw and then another, shaking them energetically in an effort to dislodge the strange footgear that Tarzan had fastened upon them.
Having once caught the bridle, he mastered it directly and sprang to his saddle; grimacing grimly as he made the effort, for it wrenched his sprain.
He panted and sobbed, wasting his effort by too much effort, losing sanity and control and futilely trying to compensate for the loss by excess of physical endeavor.
The army under such circumstances may usefully aid the magistrate to suppress a small faction, or an occasional mob, or insurrection; but it will be unable to enforce encroachments against the united efforts of the great body of the people.
Sometimes she would question Clayton as to the strange noises of the nights; the absence of servants and friends, and the strange rudeness of the furnishings within her room, but, though he made no effort to deceive her, never could she grasp the meaning of it all.
Whatever objection you may personally feel to renewing the efforts for the rescue of this miserable girl which failed so lamentably at York, I entreat you, for Norah's sake, to take the same steps now which we took then.
It has until lately been a received and uncontradicted opinion that the prosperity of the people of America depended on their continuing firmly united, and the wishes, prayers, and efforts of our best and wisest citizens have been constantly directed to that object.