how to pronounce nuke

/ˈnuk/

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meanings of nuke

noun:

  1. A nuclear power station.
  2. A person (such as a sailor in a navy or a scientist) who works with nuclear weapons or nuclear power.
  3. A cautionary flag placed on a release to label it as "bad" for some reason or another (e.g., being a dupe of a previous release or containing malware).
  4. A microwave oven.
  5. Alternative form of nook (“a corner of a piece of land; an angled piece of land, especially one extending into other land").
  6. Something that destroys or negates, especially on a catastrophic scale.
  7. A nuclear weapon.
  8. Alternative spelling of nuc (“nucleus colony of bees").
  9. Alternative form of nucha (“spinal cord; nape of the neck").
  10. A vessel such as a ship or submarine running on nuclear power.

verb:

  1. To destroy or erase completely.
  2. To over-analyze or overly despair over something.
  3. To expose to some form of radiation.
  4. To cook in a microwave oven.
  5. To flag a release as bad for some reason or another (for instance, due to being a dupe of an earlier release or containing malware).
  6. To use a nuclear weapon on a target.
  7. To carry out a denial-of-service attack against (an IRC user).

words with pronunciation similar to nuke

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