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{adj: zigzag} having short sharp turns or angles

{adv: zigzag} in a zigzag course or on a zigzag path
"birds flew zigzag across the blue sky"

{n: bargello, flame stitch} needlepoint embroidery stitch that produces zigzag lines

{n: brown snail, Helix aspersa} serious garden pest having a brown shell with paler zigzag markings; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution

{n: forked lightning, chain lightning} a form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)

{n: rickrack, ricrac} a narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming

{n: rough bindweed, Smilax aspera} creeping or climbing evergreen having spiny zigzag stems with shiny leaves and racemes of pale-green flowers; Canary Islands to southern Europe and Ethiopia and India

{n: tack} sailing a zigzag course

{n: traversal, traverse} taking a zigzag path on skis

{n: worm fence, snake fence, snake-rail fence, Virginia fence} rail fence consisting of a zigzag of interlocking rails

{n: zigzag goldenrod, broad leaved goldenrod} a variety of goldenrod

{n: zigzag, zig, zag} an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions

{v: corkscrew, spiral} move in a spiral or zigzag course

{v: zigzag, crank} travel along a zigzag path
"The river zigzags through the countryside"

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