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zap

  • n  a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact
    they gave it another zap of radiation
  • v  strike suddenly and with force
    This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes
  • v  kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
  • v  strike at with firepower or bombs
    zap the enemy
  • v  cook or heat in a microwave oven

  • Aimed at novices, it lets you crop borders, zap red-eye and add a range of special effects like blurring, tinting and heat-mapping to any picture you upload.
  • The real surprise is Portal, a satanically innovative puzzle game involving a gun that creates wormholes that zap objects from place to place.
  • Getting one's calcium score is as simple as getting a quick injection of a contrast agent in the arm and a zap from an ultrafast X ray, either by electron beam computed tomography .
News & Articles

  • Running: Mud Run adds online registration
    The Mud Run in Pillager now has Zap online registration available in addition to mail-in forms. The fourth annual event is scheduled Sunday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day Weekend). There will be a 6-kilometer event and a kids one-half race.
    June 11, 2013 - Brainerd Dispatch
  • Hundreds of lightning bolts zap North Bay
    Hundreds of lightning bolts zap North Bay The unsettled weather was the product of a low-pressure system that dragged moisture up from the south, forecasters said. The moisture mixed with drier air 15,000 feet over the North Bay, creating an electric charge that released hundreds of bolts of lightning, said Warren Blier, a science officer with the National Weather Service. The storm clouds are ...
    June 10, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • 400 bolts of lighting zap North Bay
    400 bolts of lighting zap North Bay Almost 400 bolts of dry lighting zapped an area from Fort Bragg to St. Helena between midnight and 4 a.m. Monday, forecasters said. The unsettled weather was brought about by a low-pressure system that dragged moisture in from the south, forecasters said. Dry and moist air churned 15,000 feet over the North Bay, creating an electric charge that released ...
    June 10, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
Quotes

  • Yasar Buyukanit in International Herald Tribune
    We targeted Zap because it is where the armed attacks of the PKK against Turkey are masterminded,Buyukanit said.
  • Reggie Fils-Aime in Taipei Times
    The Wii Zapper holds the same potential to change the nature of first-person shooters as the Wii remote did to other games,Fils-Aime said. "What's even more fun than whack-a-mole? Try zap-a-zombie."
  • Joe Solmonese in Examiner.com
    I applaud ZAP and Youngman for bringing the next generation of mass-produced electric vehicles to California. Our state is leading the nation and world in opening the market for alternative fuel vehicles and this move is another example of bringing... Arnold Schwarzenegger http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnold_Schwarzenegger&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGQSjoUt7HRfT6HEtdxk7KI3s2v9Q PR Newswire (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl%3FACCT%3D104%26STORY%3D/www/story/09-21-2007/0004667362%26EDATE%3D&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE1Tawt1SU6fv3tpWtq0th9dnm7sg Sep 21, 2007 112071 146971 zapata The murder of Angie Zapata, just 18 years old, is a tragic reminder of the hate and ignorance that threatens the transgender community every day," said HRC President Joe Solmonese. "Even worse is that Angie's alleged killer is using her...

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