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English noun: nuke

1. nuke (artifact) the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb

Synonymsatomic warhead, nuclear warhead, thermonuclear warhead

Broader (hypernym)load, payload, warhead

Part meronymatomic weapon, nuclear weapon

English verb: nuke

1. nuke (competition) strike at with firepower or bombs

SamplesZap the enemy.

Synonymsatomise, atomize, zap

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bomb, bombard

2. nuke (competition) bomb with atomic weapons


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bomb, bombard

3. nuke (change) cook or heat in a microwave oven

SamplesYou can microwave the leftovers.

ExamplesThe chefs nuke the vegetables

Synonymsmicro-cook, microwave, zap

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cook

Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

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