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verb as in destroy, kill

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With a small electric zap used as an activation stimulus, the cells were able to divide as normal.

This isn’t relegated only to how much space you have for these kitchen appliances but has more to do with how much food you need to heat during a single zap session.

In 2020, we heard endless ideas for gadgets and gizmos to zap viruses and help keep people safe.

As the number of laser zaps increased, the mouse’s GPS place cell network “remapped,” in that he stopped licking as much in the previous goal zone.

Remarkably, mice given the electrical zaps showed less amounts of pro-inflammatory chemicals in their blood—dubbed cytokines—than those without the stimulation.

“Zap This” On August 8, 2009, Tom and Ray talked to a caller whose problem was more animal than automotive.

Carl Zimmer, Wired They could produce drugs that would zap the viruses behind common illnesses.

Forrester drew a careful bead on it, went zap again with the pointed finger, and blasted the rock into dust.

One little zap would do it, and Alvin Sherdlap would encumber the Earth no more.

Flix was with him, and Adams, who was heading the column, could hear the shouts of the Zappo Zap.

He sat now in what little shadow there was, watching the figure of the Zappo Zap.

They seized on the tent, the Zappo Zap laughing and with teeth glinting in the sun.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to zap, such as: exterminate, kill, slaughter, terminate, and kill off.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.