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    zap

    zap - Dictionary definition and meaning for word zap

    Definition
    (noun) a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact
    Example Sentence
    • they gave it another zap of radiation
    Definition
    (verb) strike suddenly and with force
    Example Sentence
    • This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes
    Definition
    (verb) kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
    Synonyms : vaporize
    Example Sentence
    • in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens
    Definition
    (verb) strike at with firepower or bombs
    Synonyms : atomise , atomize , nuke
    Example Sentence
    • zap the enemy
    Definition
    (verb) cook or heat in a microwave oven
    Synonyms : micro-cook , microwave , nuke
    Example Sentence
    • You can microwave the leftovers