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1coke

noun \ˈkōk\

Definition of COKE

:  the residue of coal left after destructive distillation and used as fuel; also :  a similar residue left by other materials (as petroleum) distilled to dryness

Origin of COKE

perhaps from dialect coke, colk core, from Middle English; akin to Swedish kälk pith
First Known Use: 1669

Other Energy Engineering Terms

fusion, scram

2coke

verb
cokedcok·ing

Definition of COKE

transitive verb
:  to change into coke
intransitive verb
:  to become coke or like coke

First Known Use of COKE

1763

Other Energy Engineering Terms

fusion, scram

3coke

noun

Definition of COKE

:  cocaine

Origin of COKE

by shortening & alteration
First Known Use: circa 1903

Coke

trademark \ˈkōk\

Definition of COKE

—used for a cola drink

Coke

biographical name \ˈkk, ˈkōk\

Definition of COKE

Sir Edward 1552–1634 Lord Coke Eng. jurist
COKED Defined for Kids

coke

noun \ˈkōk\

Definition of COKE for Kids

:  gray lumps of fuel made by heating soft coal in a closed chamber until some of its gases have passed off

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