There are 2 definitions of coke in English:

coke1

Syllabification: coke
Pronunciation: /kōk
 
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noun

1A solid fuel made by heating coal in the absence of air so that the volatile components are driven off.
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  • The production of charcoal by heating wood in the absence of air and of coke by heating coal in the absence of air were both well known to ancient peoples.
  • The coke is oxidized to carbon dioxide, which changes to carbon monoxide at high temperatures.
  • In this reaction, the decomposition products of coke react with the metal oxide to produce carbon dioxide and the pure metal.
1.1Carbon residue left after the incomplete combustion of gasoline or other fuels.

verb

[with object] (usually as noun coking) Back to top  
Convert (coal) into coke.
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  • We used to use charcoal, but then we learned how to run coal through coking ovens.
  • These phenolic substances form a major part of environmental pollutants that are produced in petroleum refining, coking and coal conversion, chemical plants, foundries, and pulp and paper plants.
  • The former coking plant was the scene of bitter clashes between striking pit workers and police in 1984-a confrontation which included NUM President Arthur Scargill's arrest.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'charcoal'): of unknown origin. The current sense dates from the mid 17th century.

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There are 2 definitions of coke in English:

coke2

Syllabification: coke
Pronunciation: /kōk
 
/

noun

Informal term for cocaine.
More example sentences
  • Coke can be hard or soft depending on whether its user is an outgoing party-boy/girl, or an unstable type who needs the coke to become an interesting person.
  • Was it an implication that I am a pothead, or a coke addict?
  • It was coke, it was freebased cocaine, which is like homemade crack, really is what it is, and you smoke it.

Origin

early 20th century: abbreviation.

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