nuke nuke  /ˈnuk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb
  2. (v) strike at with firepower or bombs
  3. (v) bomb with atomic weapons
  4. (v) cook or heat in a microwave oven

Usage(s):

  • A pair of nuclear leaks have led to water-use restrictions and a nagging sense of unease among the nuke-enthusiastic French.

News

  1. Morning Report: SANDAG’s Pricey Old Digs

    Mayor-city attorney flap could imperil bonds, pot shops stay open illegally, nuke plant's future and a mayor-worthy beer.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Voice of San Diego

  2. San Onofre nuke plant to close after bitter fight

    San Onofre nuke plant to close after bitter fight Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 3:57 pm, Saturday, June 8, 2013 The announcement triggered a celebration among environmentalists and other critics of the nuclear power industry who argued the plant was too damaged to operate ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  3. NRC to outline findings at NC's Harris nuke plant

    NRC to outline findings at NC's Harris nuke plant Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 8:20 am, Saturday, June 8, 2013 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As Duke Energy Corp. restarts a nuclear power plant that shut down for more than three weeks, Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspectors are ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

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