Zap

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

Zap may refer to any of the following:

Zap1. Zap is a term used to describe an electrical discharge. This term is commonly used to describe when an electrical component may have been damaged because of ESD shock (zap).

2. When referring to data or data storage, zap refers to the removal or deletion of data on a medium.

ESD, Hardware terms