zapping

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

zapping

  1. present participle of zap

Noun[edit]

zapping ‎(plural zappings)

  1. The act or result of being zapped.
    • 2009 March 28, Linda Diebel, “The case of the deadly stapler”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      Then the inquiry heard the sound of the multiple Taser zappings, amplified for viewing by Braidwood, witnesses and spectators, including Dziekanski's mother.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the gerund form zapping of the English verb zap.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zapping m ‎(uncountable)

  1. channel hopping, channel surfing

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the gerund form zapping of the English verb zap.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zapping m ‎(plural zappings)

  1. channel hopping, channel surfing

Usage notes[edit]

The verb form (to channel hop) is formed with facer (facer zapping).

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the gerund form zapping of the English verb zap.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zapping m ‎(plural zappings)

  1. (Spain) channel hopping, channel surfing

Usage notes[edit]

The verb form (to channel hop) is formed with hacer (hacer zapping).

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