Glossary Z

Zeno's paradox refers to the assertion that in order for an object to pass from point A to point B, it must first traverse half the distance between those two (2) points, and then half of the remaining distance, and so forth. Zeno concluded that an object could logically never reach point B because this process must occur an infinite number of times

zero-sum conflict refers to conflict in which one side's gain is always the other side's loss , as in athletic contests

Zero-sum conflict is defined as a conflict in which one side's gain is always the other side's loss, example is an athletic contests or any other games where one is losing and the other one is winning

zero-sum game refers to situation in which one person’s gain is another person's loss

Zipf's law refers to the fact that the length of a word is negatively correlated with its frequency of use.

Ziprasidone is a drug used to treat Schizophrenia or used to control symptoms of Schizophrenia . It is available with a prescription under the brand name Geodan.

Zolpidem is classified as a hypnotic drug.

Zombie refers to a person behaving like an automaton, that is listless, wooden, or lacking energy. In Voodoo, Zombie refers to a supernatural force or spirit that can enter a dead body. Likewise, the soulless body that is revived in this manner

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