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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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Last week Scotland's First Minister made it clear nukes were a "red line" for the SNP.
Mazari said all countries are continuously upgrading their weapon systems to sustain credibility of their deterrence and she pointed out that it was the US that was developing mini nukes for battlefield use and is suspected of having used depleted uranium weapons in Afghanistan.
What adds to the eeriness factor in this campaign is the way they use their disconnected, flashback method of story telling blended with the establishment view that the Homeland Security characters promote from start to finish to totally marginalize, minimize and in fact dismiss the fact that the story line is about war with Russia in Iran with nukes going off all over the West.
Given the total lack of success in thwarting any nation that wants a nuke, my confidence in the United Nations' treaty is zero.
Well wonder no more as a shocking new website, Carloslabs, allows you to NUKE your own city with your own choice of bomb and then see the terrfifying consequences.
Assuring the United States that Pakistan's nukes were not a threat to it, he said the real threat to America originates from Afghanistan or from parts of Pakistan.
Gaddafi so wisely did by turning over his worthless rusting junk as WMD program - but the threat to make use of their nukes that brought the administration off its high horse.
I told everybody at the coffee shop they were building nukes.
Government officials often remind us that nukes in the hands of terrorists are the greatest danger the nation faces, says Cindy Williams, principal research scientist at MIT.
Turns out the problem with the nation's current nuclear arsenal is that it was designed for the era of Mutually Assured Destruction, those MAD, halcyon days when nukes were intended to end civilization as we know it with a Strangelovian exchange of nuclear megatonage.
You know, I can fly an F-15, put two nukes on 'em, and I'll make one pass.
The need for new nukes is clear because, well, for one thing, the 10,000 warheads on hand are getting old.