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Nuke appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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Definition of the noun nuke

What does nuke mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: nukes

  1. the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb

Alternative definition of the noun nuke


  1. Nuclear weapon.
  2. Something that negates - especially on a catastrophic scale. Destruction.
  3. [US, slang] A microwave oven
  4. Nuclear electrical power generation station.

Definition of the verb nuke

What does nuke mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: nuked | nuking | nukes

  1. strike at with firepower or bombs
  2. bomb with atomic weapons
    • lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
    • synonym of nuke: atom-bomb
    • more generic words: bomb / bombard = throw bombs at or attack with bombs
  3. cook or heat in a microwave oven

Alternative definition of the verb nuke


  1. To use a nuclear weapon on a target.
  2. [colloquial] To cook food or beverages in a microwave oven.
  3. [colloquial] To completely destroy.


  1. Nuke is a fictional supervillain in the Marvel Universe. The character first appears in Daredevil #232 and was created by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli. Nuke's most distinguishing feature is an American Flag tattooed on his face.
  2. Nuke is a superhero from Earth-712 in the fictional Marvel Universe, a member of the Squadron Supreme and later its rebooted equivalent, Supreme Power.
  3. Nuke is a fictional character from the 1987 film Catatan Si Boy.
  4. Nuke is a fictional character from the 2000 film Lockdown.
  5. Nuke is a fictional character from the anime TV series Mazinger Z.
  6. Nuke is a fictional character from the 1974 film Mazinger Z vs. the Great Dark General.
  7. Nuke is is a fictional character from the 2011 film Cross.
  8. Nuke is a fictional film character.


  1. Nuke a.k.a. Rau'shee Warren: Rau'shee Warren is an American professional boxer and the 2007 flyweight world champion.
  2. Nuke a.k.a. Nookie Nahrgang is a pornographic actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Steve Nuke, Totoy Nuke and Matt "Nuke" Nunes.


NUKE a.k.a. N.U.K.E. is a musical group.


  1. Nuke is a node-based digital compositing software produced and distributed by The Foundry, and used for film and television post-production. NUKE is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. NUKE's users include Digital Domain, Walt Disney Animation Studios, DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Sony Pictures Animation, Framestore, Weta Digital and Industrial Light & Magic. NUKE has been used on productions such as Avatar, Mr. Nobody, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, King Kong, Jumper, I, Robot, Resident Evil: Extinction, Tron: Legacy,Alice in Wonderland, Black Swan and The Hobbit.
  2. Nuke: In the warez scene, nuke refers to labeling content as "bad", for reasons which might include unusable software, bad video/audio quality, virus-infected content, deceptively labeled content or not following the rules. Also duplicates and stolen releases from other pirates that do not attribute the other pirates will be nuked. When a scene release is "nuked", a message is attached to its listing informing other sceners of its "nuked" status, as well as the specific nature of the problem.
  3. Nuke: In many online video games, the term nuke can describe a spell or skill that is capable of dealing a large amount of damage to its target, which is frequently a unit. Also in the context of video games, “nuking” may also describe the act of using a nuclear weapon while playing the game, such as the atomic bomb in Call of Duty games.

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by A. Kiyuna, L. Conyers

Nuke A Nuke is an old denial-of-service attack against computer 104 CHAPTER 1.

Google previewThe Phoenix (1872)

A Monthly Magazine for China, Japan and Eastern Asia

Nuke is the bran of r1ce. The endeavour to secure a custard with a holdfast, or to nail down bran is as futile as makmg a rope of sand. 70) To-dai moto kurashi. The bottom of the candlestick is dark. This is like “The nearer the church, the farther ...

Google previewInternet Security

Nuke A Nuke is an old denial-of-service attack against computer networks consisting offragmentedorotherwiseinvalidICMPpackets senttothetarget, achievedby using a modified ping utility to repeatedly send this corrupt data, thus slowing ...

Google previewInternet Communication

Nuke A Nuke is an old denial-of-service attack against computer networks consisting offragmentedorotherwiseinvalidICMPpackets senttothetarget, achievedby using a modified ping utility to repeatedly send this corrupt data, thus slowing ...

Google previewThe New Hacker's Dictionary (1996)

by Eric S. Raymond

nuke /nlylook/ vt. l. To intentionally delete the entire contents of a given directory or storage volume. "On Unix, rm -r /usr will nuke ...

Google previewAn Ethnologic Dictionary of the Navaho Language (1910)

by Franciscans, St. Michaels, Ariz

nuke', underground pit, or granary.

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

mini Abomb Suitcase nuke, see there mini hydrogen bomb Suitcase nuke, see there mini tummy tuck Mini abdominoplasty, mini tuck, partial abdominoplasty A ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Computer Science (2013)

by Blackie

nuke 1. To intentionally delete the entire ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: J-Z (2006)

by Eric Partridge

ca, 22nd July 2002 nuke; nook noun a nuclear ...


by hakem saleh

Noid Nuke Prannet / prannock / pranny. Nook No strings attached Nothing doing Nose-bag Not Cricket Not give a toss Not much cop Not Worth a toss Nous No way! Numpty Free of extra terms or limitations; Without conditions or limits on use.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

kith -make the Scots ell ; fix ells make a fall; forty falls anake a htilong; eight lurlorgs nuke a mile: so that the Soon miles is 1184 paces, accounting...

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New rumors that Saddam Hussein is planning to flee to a castle in Libya with 10 billion dollars. Now President Bush doesn't know whether to nuke him or give him a tax cut. (Craig Kilborn)
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Scrabble value of N1U1K5E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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