[kohk] /koʊk/ Chemistry
the solid product resulting from the destructive distillation of coal in an oven or closed chamber or by imperfect combustion, consisting principally of carbon: used chiefly as a fuel in metallurgy to reduce metallic oxides to metals.
verb (used with or without object), coked, coking.
to convert into or become coke.
a solid-fuel product containing about 80 per cent of carbon produced by distillation of coal to drive off its volatile constituents: used as a fuel and in metallurgy as a reducing agent for converting metal oxides into metals
any similar material, such as the layer formed in the cylinders of a car engine by incomplete combustion of the fuel
to become or convert into coke
(slang) short for cocaine
trademark short for Coca-Cola
Sir Edward. 1552–1634, English jurist, noted for his defence of the common law against encroachment from the Crown: the Petition of Right (1628) was largely his work
(kʊk). Thomas William, 1st Earl of Leicester, known as Coke of Holkham. 1752–1842, English agriculturist: pioneered agricultural improvement and considerably improved productivity at his Holkham estate in Norfolk
“residue of fuel,” 1690s, northern English dialect, perhaps a variant of Middle English colke “core, charcoal” (c.1400), itself possibly related to -colc, an Old English word for “pit,” which perhaps would give it a sense of “what is left in the pit after a fire.”
shortened form of cocaine, 1908, American English.
soft drink, 1909, shortening of brand name Coca-Cola.
: coke peddlers/ coke sniffer
Coca-Cola, trademark name of a soft drink (1909+)
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[koh-luh] /ˈkoʊ lə/ noun 1. a carbonated soft drink containing an extract made from kola nuts, together with sweeteners and other flavorings. [koh-luh] /ˈkoʊ lə/ noun 1. a plural of 1 . [koh-luh] /ˈkoʊ lə/ noun 1. a plural of 2 . [koh-luh] /ˈkoʊ lə/ noun 1. cost-of-living adjustment: an escalator clause, especially in union […]
[kol-uh-koh-bahy-oh-sis] /ˌkɒl ə koʊ baɪˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, plural colacobioses [kol-uh-koh-bahy-oh-seez] /ˌkɒl ə koʊ baɪˈoʊ siz/ (Show IPA) 1. (among social insects) life in which one species lives as a parasite in the community of another species.
[koh-lah-duh] /koʊˈlɑ də/ noun 1. . 2. a tall mixed drink of rum, cream of coconut, ice, and fruit or fruit juice, usually mixed in a blender and served with a fruit garnish: banana colada; strawberry colada.