Definition of dead zone noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    dead zone

    BrE BrE//ˈded zəʊn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈded zoʊn//
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  1. 1a place or a period of time in which nothing happens The town is a cultural dead zone.
  2. 2an area which separates two places, groups of people, etc. The UN is trying to maintain a dead zone between the warring groups.
  3. 3a place where a mobile/cell phone does not work because no signal can be received
  4. 4 (biology) an area of water in which animals cannot live because there is not enough oxygen
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dead zone