zap out

Interrupt or delete unwanted parts of a television program or video, as in We've taped the show and now we can zap out all the commercials. [c. 1980]


Nearby words

  1. zanuck, darryl francis,
  2. zany,
  3. zanzibar,
  4. zanzibari,
  5. zap,
  6. zapata,
  7. zapata mustache,
  8. zapata, emiliano,
  9. zapateado,
  10. zapateo

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