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zap

1. To give someone or something an electrical shock. The wires zapped me when I touched them. I just need to zap the battery to get the car started.
2. slang To shoot someone or something with a laser or something like a laser. You have to zap the bad guys in the game with the laser gun! Doctors are trying an experimental procedure where they zap the cancerous tumor with a ray of ionized particles.

zapped

1. mod. tired; exhausted. I’m too zapped to go on.
2. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. We all got zapped and then went home.
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Further, the game will be available in Toys R Us Times Square immediately and in stores the week of 17 February before rolling out to other retailers later this year and THE GAME OF LIFE zAPPed application is available as a free download from the App Store.
With MONOPOLY zAPPed which will be available from June 2012 in an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch will become a banking unit and will add and subtract money from virtual accounts with a tap of a special bank card on the iOS device.
This is logical because when a commercial is zapped, part of the message is lost, and recall ability should be lower.
When a commercial is zapped, part of the message is lost and, consequently, this is likely to affect the effectiveness of the commercial.
in contrast to Pedrick and Zufryden (1991), to look for differences in the effectiveness of advertising due to zapping, we included different model coefficients for zapped and nonzapped ad exposures.
To explore this impact, the second model adds the effects of advertising exposures, while the third model considers exposures to zapped and nonzapped ads.
For his experiments, Yeretzian flowed helium into the chamber where he zapped the fullerene film.