A microwave oven: popcorn in the nuker
[nook, nyook] /nuk, nyuk/ Informal. noun 1. a nuclear or thermonuclear weapon. 2. a nuclear power plant or nuclear reactor. 3. nuclear energy: to convert from coal to nuke. adjective 4. of or relating to a nuclear or thermonuclear weapon or to a nuclear plant. verb (used with object), nuked, nuking. 5. to attack, defeat, […]
[noook-speek nyoook-] /ˈnɒukˌspik ˈnyɒuk-/ noun 1. Informal. euphemistic language and obscuring jargon used in discussions of nuclear weapons, nuclear power, etc.: nukespeak that minimizes the risks of nuclear war. noun any euphemisms used when discussing nuclear technology or war Word Origin 1979 Usage Note slang
[ny-kwah] /ˈnüˈkwɑ/ noun 1. a Chinese goddess who repaired and restored order to heaven and earth when they were damaged, and who created the human race.
[noo-koo-uh-law-fuh] /ˌnu ku əˈlɔ fə/ noun 1. a seaport in and the capital of Tonga, in the S Pacific Ocean. [tong-guh] /ˈtɒŋ gə/ noun 1. a Polynesian kingdom consisting of three groups of islands in the S Pacific, NE of New Zealand: a former British protectorate. About 270 sq. mi. (700 sq. km). Capital: Nukualofa. […]