zone
  • One area or region, as opposed to another. Also, such a zone between other zones. For example, a skip zone.
  • A specific zone (1) when two or more such areas or regions are defined. For instance, a Fresnel zone, or the layers into which the atmosphere is divided.
  • A zone (1) where certain properties or characteristics are present. For example, a far field region versus a near field region.
  • In computers, an area designated for storage, or for storage with a specific purpose. May consist, for instance, of sectors, tracks, bands, or the like. Also, an area within a storage medium with a special purpose. For example, a landing zone.

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