NUCFLASH

NUCFLASH

[nook-flash, nyook-]
noun
a report of highest precedence notifying the president, secretary of defense, or their deputies of an accidental or unauthorized nuclear-weapon launch or of a nuclear attack.

Origin:
nuc(lear) flash

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