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  • verb Present participle of zap.
  • noun The act or result of being zapped.

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Examples

  • IEEE Spectrum on brain zapping to treat depression - Boing Boing

    Boing Boing

  • And, given the authoritarianism of this govt, how long before these flying surveillance drones begin zapping - or taking out - those they misidentify?

    The Soixante-neuf of Liberty

  • IEEE Spectrum on brain zapping to treat depression

    Boing Boing: February 26, 2006 - March 4, 2006 Archives

  • Device effective in zapping the pain out of migraines

    Science

  • But today, people love the idea of zapping music back and forth to each other.

    CNN Transcript Jan 14, 2007

  • But today, people love the idea of zapping music back and forth to each other.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2007

  • Supposedly this accomplishes the same thing, but I find the idea of zapping my skull a bit off-putting.

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  • "There are a multitude of chemical pathways leading to life," says Drake, such as zapping the primeval atmosphere with lightning or cooking simple molecules in the heat of a volcano or deep-sea vent: "Where a planet is suitable, life will pop out all over."

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  • Informally, this is known as "zapping" the zircons.

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  • If we look at the phenomenon of 'zapping' through classic media channels like television or radio we find that within seconds people are able to rate what seems relevant to them and what does not.

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