- Zed is the British name for the letter Z.
An example of zed is the common map book used in London called the A to Z, pronounced a to zed.
zed definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English ; from Middle French zede ; from Late Latin zeta ; from Classical Greek zēta
zed definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Chiefly British
Origin: Middle English, from Old French zede, from Late Latin zēta, zeta, from Greek; see zeta.
zed - Computer Definition
A ZigBee terminal device, such as a sensor, that can perform only a single monitoring or control function. A ZED comprises a low-cost microprocessor, RAM and ROM, a long-life battery, and a low-power radio and controller. A ZED is small enough to be embedded in a light switch, smoke or carbon dioxide detector, thermostat, security sensor, utility meter, or medical sensor. A ZED can communication only with a ZigBee Router (ZR), and not other ZEDs. See also ZigBee and ZR.