1. noun, slang A nuclear warhead. Both countries have been stockpiling nukes for decades.
2. verb, slang To heat something in a microwave. A: "Do you want me to save you some?" B: "No, I'll just order take out or nuke something from the freezer." The food has been sitting out for a while, so you may need to nuke it for a minute or two.
3. verb, slang To tan one's skin in a tanning bed. I've started nuking myself once a week for 10 minutes just to add some color.
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tv. to tan oneself at a tanning salon. I nuke myself once a week in the spring so I will be ready for the summer bikini season.
See also: nuke
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