Meaning of COKE in English
— cokelike, coky , adj.
/kohk/ , n. , v. , coked, coking . Chem.
1. the solid product resulting from the destructive distillation of coal in an oven or closed chamber or by imperfect combustion, consisting principally of carbon: used chiefly as a fuel in metallurgy to reduce metallic oxides to metals.
v.t. , v.i.
2. to convert into or become coke.
[ 1375-1425; late ME colke, coke, equiv. to OE col COAL + -( o ) ca -OCK ]
/kohk/ , Slang.
2. to affect with a narcotic drug, esp. with cocaine (usually fol. by up or out ).
[ 1905-10, Amer.; short for COCAINE ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012