Glossary of Terms
Like any industry, ours uses a variety of terms. If you want to find out what they mean, you are in the right place! Simply click on a letter to see its list of terms. If the term you are looking for isn't listed in our glossary feel free to contact us so that we may help you as well as add it to our list.
Z — ‘Zepto’ to ‘Zoom’
Zepto is an SI prefix in the SI system of units denoting 10-21 or one sextillionth.
Adopted in 1991, it comes from the French sept or Latin septem, meaning seven, since it is equal to 1/10007.
Zetta is an SI prefix in the SI system of units denoting 1021 or 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 000.
Adopted in 1991, it comes from the Latin septem, meaning seven, because it is equal to 10007.
A white, opaque inorganic compound often used in ink, paint, coatings and ointments.
A zinc chromate pigment which is yellow in appearance.
To sort, group, and bundle mail by zip code.