Meaning of “zapper” in the English Dictionary

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"zapper" in British English

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zappernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈzæp.ər/ us /ˈzæp.ɚ/ informal

a device for controlling a machine from a distance:

Use the zapper to turn off the TV.

a device that kills or gets rid of something, especially by using electricity:

a fly zapper

(Definition of “zapper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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