North Korea may be a starving, friendless, authoritarian nation of 23 million people, but it certainly got the world's attention last month when it exploded its first nuclear weapon.
What does NUKE stand for?
NUKE stands for Nuclear (weapon)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
- National University of Juridical Sciences (India)
- National Union of Journalists of Ukraine
- National Union of Jordanian Youth
- Nardona in Univerzitetna Knjižnica (National and University Library) (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
- Nari Uddug Kendra (Bengali: Center for Women's Initiatives; Bangladesh)
- National University of Kaohsiung (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
- Netzwerk und Know-How (German: Networking and Know-How; start-up capital)
- Nogle Unge Kristne (Danish: Some Young Christians)
- Norges Unge Katolikker (Catholic youth organisation in Norway)
- Narodowy Uniwersalny Katalog (Polish)
- Nanaimo Unique Kids Organization (Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada)
- New United Kingdom Official Publications
- National Union of Kuwait Students
- Nagoya University Library (Nagoya, Japan)
- National Underground Laboratory
- National Urban League
- Nihon Unisys Limited (Japan)
- Nihon Unisys, Ltd. (Japan)
- Null (ASCII Character)
- Null (device)
Samples in periodicals archive:
ITEM: In an early October news release, the Arms Control Association reports: "After mope than two years of stop-and-go efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis, six countries agreed Sept.
Just past its 50th birthday, commercial nuclear energy is experiencing a tentative rejuvenation that could result in a greater role as a global source of electricity.
Along with the incineration of Nagasaki, the United States' decision to develop and deploy history's most efficient "weapons of mass destruction"--effectively ending World War II and inaugurating the nuclear age--resulted in over 200,000 deaths upon impact, and an estimated 125,000 subsequent fatalities from radiation exposure and related ailments, almost all of them civilian casualties.
Each year the future of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) regime becomes more uncertain.