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zap

zap

pronunciation:
zaep
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: zapped, zapping, zaps
definition 1: (informal) to kill, strike, destroy, or smash suddenly.
He zapped the spider with the bug spray.
similar words:
destroy
definition 2: to strike or bombard with electrical current, laser beams, x-rays, or the like.
They zapped the enemy spaceship as it began its attack.She zapped the hot dogs in the microwave.
similar words:
bombard
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) energy, drive, verve, or the like.
definition 2: a jolt, as of electricity.
derivation: zapper (n.)