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nuke definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb [syn: atomic warhead, nuclear warhead, thermonuclear warhead, nuke] v
1: strike at with firepower or bombs; "zap the enemy" [syn: nuke, atomize, atomise, zap]
2: bomb with atomic weapons [syn: atom-bomb, nuke]
3: cook or heat in a microwave oven; "You can microwave the leftovers" [syn: microwave, micro-cook, zap, nuke]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration from nuclear Date: 1959 1. a nuclear weapon 2. a nuclear-powered electric generating station II. transitive verb (nuked; nuking) Date: 1967 1. to attack or destroy with or as if with nuclear bombs 2. microwave

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. colloq. --n. a nuclear weapon. --v.tr. bomb or destroy with nuclear weapons. Etymology: abbr.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(nukes, nuking, nuked) 1. A nuke is a nuclear weapon. (INFORMAL) They have nukes, and if they're sufficiently pushed, they'll use them. N-COUNT 2. If one country nukes another, it attacks it using nuclear weapons. (INFORMAL) He wanted to nuke the area. VERB: V n



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