Coke meaning

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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.
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To convert or be converted into coke.
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Cocaine.
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To affect or intoxicate with cocaine.
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A trademark for a soft drink.
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Coal from which most of the gases have been removed by heating: it burns with intense heat and little smoke, and is used as an industrial fuel.
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A solid residue left after the distillation of petroleum or other liquid hydrocarbons.
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To change into coke.
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Cocaine.
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To use cocaine, often to excess.
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A kind of cola drink.
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Any cola drink.
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1552-1634; Eng. jurist.
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Cocaine.
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To affect or intoxicate with cocaine.
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(uncountable) 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.
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To produce coke from coal.
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(intransitive) To turn into coke.
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(informal, slang, uncountable) Cocaine.
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Alternative capitalization of Coke.
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A genericized trademark for cola.
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(uncountable, informal) Cola-based soft drink.
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(countable, informal) A bottle, glass or can of a cola-based soft drink.
  • (in particular) A bottle, glass or can of Coca-Cola.

I want a Coke.

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(US, chiefly Southern US, informal) Any soft drink, regardless of type.
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Origin of coke

  • Perhaps from Middle English colk core
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • 1909, from the name of the American company Coca-Cola and the beverage it produced.
    From Wiktionary
  • Originated circa 1908 in American English as a shortening of cocaine.
    From Wiktionary
  • Perhaps from Middle English colke.
    From Wiktionary
  • Abbreviation of Coca-Cola.
    From Wiktionary