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American English: /zæp/
British English: /zap/

Translation of zap in Spanish:

transitive verb present participle zapping past tense, past participle zapped

  • 1 (defeat, blast) [colloquial]
    liquidar [colloquial]
    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.
    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.


  • [colloquial]
    ¡zas! [colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

zap through

verb + preposition + object
1 (finish) [colloquial]he zapped through the work in a morning
despachó el trabajo en una mañana
2verb + adverb (Television)
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