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Significado de “zap” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "zap" - Diccionario Inglés

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zapverb

uk   /zæp/ us   /zæp/ -pp-
  • zap verb (DESTROY)

[T] informal to get rid of or kill something or someone, especially intentionally: They have the kind of weapons that can zap the enemy from thousands of miles away.figurative We're really going to zap the competition with this new product!
  • zap verb (GO QUICKLY)

[I or T, usually + adv/prep] UK informal to go somewhere or do something quickly: Have I got time to zap into town and do some shopping? George zapped through his homework and rushed out to play basketball. There are now over a million American fax machines zapping (= sending quickly) messages from coast to coast.
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[T] informal to cook something in a microwave: Don't bake potatoes in the oven, zap them in the microwave - dinner in 10 minutes!

zapnoun [U]

uk   /zæp/ us   /zæp/ mainly US informal
(Definition of zap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "zap" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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zapverb [T]

us   /zæp/ -pp- infml
  • zap verb [T] (DESTROY)

to destroy or attack something suddenly, esp. with electricity, radiation, or another form of energy: The salon uses lasers to zap unwanted hair.
To zap something is also to cook or heat it in a microwave: Do you want that meatloaf cold, or should I zap it?
  • zap verb [T] (GO QUICKLY)

to move something quickly: You can zap files straight to the printer from a PDA or laptop.
(Definition of zap from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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