nuke

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v nuke cook or heat in a microwave oven "You can microwave the leftovers"
    • v nuke bomb with atomic weapons
    • v nuke strike at with firepower or bombs "zap the enemy"
    • n nuke the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nuke The nape of the neck.
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Usage

In literature:

If anybody else in the world had done that, we'd have nuked them.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
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In poetry:

Said the Chrysler skeleton
Pay for you & me
Said the Nuke Power skeleton
& me & me & me
"Ballad Of The Skeletons" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

Nuke agency notes progress on Iran program.
North Korea tells US it agrees to suspend nuke activity.
A New Way to the Nuke Plant.
CA coastal panel mulls quake study near nuke plant.
DC nuke blast wouldn't destroy city, report finds.
Rocket or Nuke Test Would Only Isolate NKorea.
Nuke -Powered USS Enterprise Boldly Went Where No Aircraft Carrier Went Before.
Fault under Japan nuke plant may be active.
Explosion at Japan nuke plant, disaster toll rises.
Fault Under Japan Nuke May Be Active.
Fault under Japan nuke may be active.
Country of Georgia details nuke black market investigations.
Safety probed at Wash nuke -waste plant.
IAEA Says Japan's Nuke Facilities Safe After Latest Quake.
Energy contractors at nuke sites found to have conflict of interest.
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In science:

This could be done with a chain of exploding mini-nukes. I could think of no better way for mankind to get rid of its large arsenal of nuclear weapons in this way.
The clouds of physics and Einstein's last query: Can quantum mechanics be derived from general relativity?
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