There are 2 translations of zap in Spanish:

zap1

Pronunciation: /zæp/

vt (-pp-)

  • 1.1 (defeat, blast) [colloquial/familiar] liquidar [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • No one is obliged to watch television and you can always zap between channels.
    • Several talk of how they used to zap to another channel whenever politics came on television.
    • I had nothing to do the night before a game and I was zapping between the channels.
    1.2 [Comput] eliminar, borrar
    More example sentences
    • It's heaped full of chlorophyll, which zaps halitosis fast.
    • Science has wiped out many killer diseases and may soon zap the rest.
    • You need to have top-flight shooting skills to zap the constantly moving targets that are your enemy.

Phrasal verbs

zap through

v + prep + o
(finish) [colloquial/familiar] he zapped through the work in a morning despachó el trabajo en una mañana 1.1v + adv [TV] hacer* zapping

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There are 2 translations of zap in Spanish:

zap2

exclamation

  • [colloquial/familiar] ¡zas! [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day rigor
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rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.