|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|
"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"
|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|