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sustantivo

1A solid fuel made by heating coal in the absence of air so that the volatile components are driven off.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

verbo

[with object] (usually as noun coking) Volver al principio  
Convert (coal) into coke.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Origen

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

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coke 2 División en sílabas: coke

sustantivo

Informal term for cocaine.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Origen

Early 20th century: abbreviation.

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