Zoning..... is where you stare at something, completely oblivious to the world around you, and oblivious to the fact that you are staring at something, whilst either thinking about nothing and being in a kind of trance, or being in deep thought. "Zones" can last either a few seconds or a few mins. At the end of it, you suddenly realise your zoning and snap out of it, coming back to the real world
(after a minute of doing nothing, Joel suddenly jerks his head up)
Scott: Zoning again man?