Pronunciation: (nOOk, nyOOk), [key]
—n., adj., v., nuked, nuk•ing. Informal.
1. a nuclear or thermonuclear weapon.
2. a nuclear power plant or nuclear reactor.
3. nuclear energy: to convert from coal to nuke.
of or pertaining to a nuclear or thermonuclear weapon or to a nuclear plant.
1. to attack, defeat, or destroy with or as if with nuclear weapons.
2. Slang. to cook or bake in a microwave oven.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.