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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]