Associations to the word «Zap»

Wiktionary

ZAP, noun. (colloquial) A sound made by a sudden release of electricity or some similar energy.
ZAP, noun. (colloquial) An electrical shock.
ZAP, verb. To make a zapping sound.
ZAP, verb. To use a remote control to repeatedly change channels on a television.
ZAP, verb. To strike (something or someone) with electricity or energy, as by shooting.
ZAP, verb. To damage (especially electronics) with electrostatic discharge.
ZAP, verb. To heat (something) in a microwave oven.
ZAP, verb. To delete or discard (electronic media).
ZAP, verb. To further energize or charge (magnetic material).
ZAP, interjection. Representing the sound or action of a zap.

Dictionary definition

ZAP, noun. A sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact; "they gave it another zap of radiation".
ZAP, verb. Strike suddenly and with force; "This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes".
ZAP, verb. Kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting; "in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens".
ZAP, verb. Strike at with firepower or bombs; "zap the enemy".
ZAP, verb. Cook or heat in a microwave oven; "You can microwave the leftovers".

Wise words

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Robert Burton