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- Resembling a zipper or some aspect of one.
2009 September 25, Nate Chinen, “It Feels Like Home: The Sounds of Coltrane”, in New York Times:
- But “Configuration,” a zipperlike jolt of ascent from Coltrane’s late period, played to everyone’s strengths. Mr. Cyrille started it forcefully, free of tempo, and Mr. Lovano joined him, blustering without snarl.