zap


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

zap \zap\ (z[a^]p), v. t.
   1. to shoot, destroy, or inactivate; my TV set was zapped by
      lightning.
      [PJC]

   2. to bomb with an atomic bomb.

   Syn: nuke, atomize.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   3. to cook or heat in a microwave oven.

   Syn: microwave, micro-cook, nuke.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   4. to subject to radiation, a laser beam, a strong electric
      current, or other potentially destructive treatment.
      [PJC]

   5. 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.
      [PJC]

   6. to add interest, color, or attractiveness to; to liven; --
      usually used with up. --[RHUD]
      [PJC]
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