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verb informal zap pronunciation in British English /zæp/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlezapping
past tensezapped
past participlezapped
  1. 1
    [transitive] to hit, harm, or destroy someone or something, usually using a weapon or a piece of equipment developed by modern technology

    the film's endless scenes of aliens being zapped by lasers

  2. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] to change the programme you are watching on television using a remote control

    In the old days there were fewer channels to zap.

  3. 4
    [intransitive/transitive] to send or move something very quickly, or move in this way

    The plane zapped across the sky in a flash.

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