coke

noun (1)
\ˈkōk \

Definition of coke 

(Entry 1 of 5)

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

coke

verb
coked; coking

Definition of coke (Entry 2 of 5)

transitive verb

: to change into coke

intransitive verb

: to become coke or like coke

coke

noun (2)

Definition of coke (Entry 3 of 5)

Coke

trademark
\ˈkōk \

Definition of Coke (Entry 4 of 5)

used for a cola drink

Coke

biographical name
\ˈku̇k, ˈkōk\

Definition of Coke (Entry 5 of 5)

Sir Edward 1552–1634 Lord Coke English jurist

First Known Use of coke

Noun (1)

1669, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1763, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Noun (2)

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coke

Noun (1)

perhaps from dialect coke, colk core, from Middle English; akin to Swedish kälk pith

Noun (2)

by shortening & alteration

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Coke

trademark

English Language Learners Definition of Coke

 (Entry 1 of 2)

—used for a cola drink

Coke

trademark

English Language Learners Definition of Coke (Entry 2 of 2)

—used for a cola drink

coke

noun
\ˈkōk \

Kids Definition of coke

: 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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