nuke Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"nuke" in British English

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nukeverb [T]

uk   /njuːk/  us   /nuːk/
informal to ​bombsomewhere with ​nuclearweapons: The two ​countries were ​threatening to nuke each other. mainly US informal to ​heat or ​cook something in a microwaveoven

nukenoun [C]

uk   /njuːk/  us   /nuːk/ informal
a ​nuclearweapon: "No nukes here!" the ​bannerread.
(Definition of nuke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nukeverb [T]

 us   /nuk/ infml
to ​bomb with ​nuclearweapons slang To nuke ​food is to ​cook it in a microwave .

nukenoun [C]

 us   /nuk/ infml
a ​nuclearweapon: Signs ​reading "No nukes!" were ​everywhere.
(Definition of nuke from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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