Zap (verb)

  1. To destroy or remove quickly and easily, often using a ray or a beam of energy.
  2. To stop or end suddenly or abruptly.
  3. To attack or affect with a sudden burst of energy or electricity.

Origin:

From the sound made by a weapon or device that fires a burst of energy or electricity.

Examples:

  1. The laser zapped the rocks and turned them into dust.
  2. He zapped the TV to turn it off and went to bed.
  3. The electric shock from the fence zapped the intruder and he fell to the ground.
  4. She zapped the file and it was gone from her computer.
  5. The computer virus zapped the files and the system had to be restarted.
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