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zap·per

 (zăp′ər)
n. Informal
1. A device that uses energy, especially electric current or radiation, for a specified purpose, especially a device that kills insects by means of an electric current flowing through a wire grid.
2. A remote control for a television set.

zapper

(ˈzæpə)
n
(General Engineering) an electrical device that kills insects
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zapper - an electrical device that can injure or kill by means of electric currentszapper - an electrical device that can injure or kill by means of electric currents; "a bug zapper"
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
Translations

zapper

[ˈzæpər] n (= remote control) → télécommande f

zapper

n (US inf)
(TV) → Fernbedienung f
(for insects) → Insektenkiller m (inf) (elektrisch betrieben)
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