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nuke

a slang term for nucleoside analog. See also nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors.
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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But he nuked the fridge playing a trio of unfunny characters in "Norbit," his very own Three-Mile Island.
Many letters were received 'correcting' us of the eventualities if Manchester was in fact nuked.
When I contacted the show and asked them why they nuked my town, ``24'' executive producer and Season 6 show runner Howard Gordon said that they ``liked the sound of Valencia.