Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
short for nuclear weapon, 1959, U.S. military slang (see nuclear). The verb is attested from 1962; the slang sense of "to cook in a microwave oven" is from 1987. Related: Nuked; nuking.
A slang term for nuclear reactors or nuclear weapons.
A nuclear device or facility; nuclear weapon; nuclear power plant (1959+)