1. [ verb ] (military) strike at with firepower or bombs
Synonyms: atomize atomise nuke

"zap the enemy"

Related terms: bomb bombard atomization
2. [ verb ] kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
Synonyms: vaporize

"in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens"

Related terms: kill zapper
3. [ verb ] strike suddenly and with force

"This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes"

Related terms: affect
4. [ verb ] (food) cook or heat in a microwave oven
Synonyms: micro-cook nuke microwave

"You can microwave the left-overs"

Related terms: cook cooking
Similar spelling:   Zappa