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zap (2)

Meaning: to use a laser, a taser, or to electrocute someone

For example:

  • When the protesters started rushing towards the stage, the police took out their taser guns and started zapping them.

  • We just got this little mosquito zapper that attracts insects and zaps them when they land on it.

Quick Quiz:

You'd expect to be zapped if you
  1. touched an electric fence
  2. turned on an electric fan
  3. opened a micro-wave oven

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