zap

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v zap cook or heat in a microwave oven "You can microwave the leftovers"
    • v zap strike at with firepower or bombs "zap the enemy"
    • v zap 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"
    • v zap strike suddenly and with force "This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes"
    • n zap a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact "they gave it another zap of radiation"
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Quotations

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    “Life is a video game. No matter how good you get, you are always zapped in the end”

Usage

In literature:

Felix was with him, and Adams, who was heading the column, could hear the shouts of the Zappo Zap.
"The Pools of Silence" by H. de Vere Stacpoole
Another ten seconds, though, and he'd zap them with his big flashlight.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Zip, in go the sell orders; zap, out go confirmations.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

ZAP is traveling to Maui as part of its spring tour.
A group of premier ZAP member wineries that specialize in Zinfandel will be staging tastings to meet the public and the trade.
Well, when that little bug gets zapped, it can spread bacteria up to six feet.
Do you have any tried and true methods of zapping zits fast.
Lightning zap Caps in 24-second span to take control of series.
Holiday zapping nets ex- cop and Mercedes ISD worker.
HCISD bus driver 'zapped' to face disciplinary action.
Zapping Fuel Costs With Dose of Ugly.
Nor'easter Dumps Snow, Zaps Power.
Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley, center, and new Captain Nick Almquist, left, were zapped by a Taser gun during the City of Snoqualmie's Team Building Lunch, held Thursday, July 19.
Speedzapper returns to first street ever 'zapped'.
Zap those dark eye circles with Eily's tips and tricks.
One is a converted Mazda Pickup and then there is the ZAP CAR.
Neighbor zapped after climbing into Tom Cruise's yard, police say.
A few brave tourist boards—hoping to zap awake a sleepy economy, defibrillator-style—have unveiled a slew of over-the-top, playfully arm- twisting slogans.
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In science:

Hj = T , the algorithm zaps each file when it is requested for the first time.
Caching with rental cost and zapping
If F doesn’t zap any files, in the first zap-phase it pays k to bring the first k files into the cache and then pays at most ⌈ H1−k ⌉ in the remainder of the first phase.
Caching with rental cost and zapping
In this section we present algorithm RentalZappingPagingCILP for rental paging with zapping.
Caching with rental cost and zapping
The cache size constraints are exactly the same as in case of paging with zapping.
Caching with rental cost and zapping
To extend the algorithm to rental caching with zapping, we combine the ideas from Sections 3.1 and 4.1.
Caching with rental cost and zapping
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