"zap" in the noun sense
a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact
"they gave it another zap of radiation"
"zap" in the verb sense
strike suddenly and with force
"This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes"
2. zap, vaporize
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"
3. nuke, atomize, atomise, zap
strike at with firepower or bombs
"zap the enemy"
4. microwave, micro-cook, zap, nuke
cook or heat in a microwave oven
"You can microwave the leftovers"
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