Synonyms for zoning

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A class is an expression of interest, not the product of statistical distribution based on birth and zoning.

The selling-floor location of these utility units determines the zoning system of the warehouses on the tenth.

This zoning offers no real contradiction of the usual pattern of Pennsylvania migrations.

New York has made an elaborate report on the zoning of the city into business, industrial, and residential areas.

Bribery and personal-interest scandals often are rooted in zoning matters.

Encouragement of local action to preserve the banks of smaller free-flowing streams by zoning, park acquisition, or other means.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin zona "geographical belt, celestial zone," from Greek zone "a belt," related to zonnynai "to gird," from PIE root *yes- "to gird, girdle" (cf. Avestan yasta- "girt," Lithuanian juosiu "to gird," Old Church Slavonic po-jasu "girdle").

Originally one of the five great divisions of the earth's surface (torrid, temperate, frigid; separated by tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and Arctic and Antarctic circles); meaning "any discrete region" is first recorded 1822. Zone defense in team sports is recorded from 1927. Zoning "land-use planning" is recorded from 1912. Zoned (adj.) in drug-use sense is attested 1960s, from ozone, which is found high in the atmosphere; the related verb to zone is from 1980s.

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