from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The solid residue of impure carbon obtained from bituminous coal and other carbonaceous materials after removal of volatile material by destructive distillation. It is used as a fuel and in making steel.
- transitive v. To convert or be converted into coke.
- n. Cocaine.
- transitive v. To affect or intoxicate with cocaine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Solid residue from roasting coal in a coke oven; used principally as a fuel and in the production of steel and formerly as a domestic fuel.
- v. To produce coke from coal.
- v. To turn into coke.
- n. cocaine.
- n. any cola-flavored drink, especially Coca-Cola.
- n. any soft drink
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Mineral coal charred, or depriver of its bitumen, sulphur, or other volatile matter by roasting in a kiln or oven, or by distillation, as in gas works. It is lagerly used where � smokeless fire is required.
- transitive v. To convert into coke.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The solid product of the carbonization of coal, bearing the same relation to that substance that charcoal does to wood.
- To convert (coal) into coke.
- To become coke; be convertible into coke: as, a coking coal.
- Sometimes spelled coak.
- n. A Middle English form of cook.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. carbon fuel produced by distillation of coal
- n. Coca Cola is a trademarked cola
- n. street names for cocaine
- v. become coke
Perhaps from Middle English colk, core.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Perhaps from Middle English colke. (Wiktionary)
1908, American English (Wiktionary)
1909, American company Coca-Cola (Wiktionary)