- Cook or heat in a microwave oven; "You can microwave the leftovers"
- Strike at with firepower or bombs; "zap the enemy"
- Kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting; "in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens"
- Strike suddenly and with force; "This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes"
- A sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact; "they gave it another zap of radiation"