nuke


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Military noun A nuclear weapon
Vox populi verb (1) To render an area of region lifeless—e.g., by incineration, exposure to chemicals, and various forms of irradiation—e.g., IR or UV light

(2) To heat food or tissues with a microwave

nuke

Vox populi A popular term for
1. Any activity intended to render a population/location devoid of life–eg, by incineration, exposure to chemicals, and various forms of irradiation–eg, IR or UV light.
2. Heating food or tissues with a microwave.
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