zap

Definitions:

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  • To strike (an object or target) with a beam of energy, an electric current, or supernatural power.
  • To expose to radiation, as to cook or examine.
  • In science fiction and fantasy, to transport (a person or thing) into another place or time instantaneously, as with an energy beam.
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  • To destroy or kill.
  • To deplete or obliterate.
  • To have a sudden and powerful effect on.
  • To move swiftly; zoom.
  • To use a remote control to turn a television set on or off or to switch channels.
  • A burst or beam of energy, electric current, or other power.
  • A sudden and powerful effect.
  • Used to indicate a sudden occurrence.
  • to shoot, destroy, or inactivate.
  • to bomb with an atomic bomb.
  • to cook or heat in a microwave oven.
  • to subject to radiation, a laser beam, a strong electric current, or other potentially destructive treatment.
  • to skip over (e. g. a commercial or dull interval in a television program) by using the fast-forward button on a VCR remove control.
  • to add interest, color, or attractiveness to; to liven; -- usually used with up.
  • A sound made by a sudden release of <xref>electricity</xref> or some similar <xref>energy</xref>.
  • An electrical shock.
  • To make a zapping sound.
  • To use a <xref>remote control</xref> to repeatedly change <xref>channels</xref> on a <xref>television</xref>.
  • To strike (something or someone) with electricity or <xref>energy</xref>, as by shooting.
  • To <xref>damage</xref> (especially electronics) with <xref>electrostatic</xref> <xref>discharge</xref>.
  • To heat (something) in a <xref>microwave oven</xref>.
  • To <xref>delete</xref> or <xref>discard</xref> (electronic media).
  • To further energize or <xref>charge</xref> (magnetic material).
  • Representing the sound or action of a zap.
  • cook or heat in a microwave oven
  • a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact
  • strike at with firepower or bombs
  • strike suddenly and with force
  • kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
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