AskDefine | Define coke

Dictionary Definition



1 carbon fuel produced by distillation of coal
2 Coca Cola is a trademarked cola [syn: Coca Cola]
3 street names for cocaine [syn: blow, nose candy, snow, C] v : become coke; "petroleum oils coke after distillation"

User Contributed Dictionary

see Coke



Etymology 1

maybe from colke.


  1. Solid residue from roasting coal in a coke oven; used principally as a fuel and in the production of steel. Formally used also as a domestic fuel in Appalachian coal-mining areas.
    • The plant should produce approximately 550,000 tons of screened blast furnace coke per year.
  2. A type of the coal-derived steel-making material and fuel.
coal product

Etymology 2

1908, American English


  1. In the context of "informal|slang|uncountable": cocaine.
short for cocaine

Etymology 3

1909, American company Coca-Cola


  1. In the context of "informal|countable": any type of caramel-colored soft drink, especially Coca Cola.
any type of caramel-colored




Extensive Definition

Coke may refer to:
  • Coke (fuel), a solid carbonaceous residue derived from destructive distillation of coal
  • Petroleum coke, a solid carbon rich residue derived from distillation of crude oil
  • Cocaine, a drug extracted from the leaf of the coca plant
  • Coca-Cola, a soft drink originally based on coca leaf extract
  • Soft drink, any nonalcoholic carbonated beverage
  • Coke County, Texas, a county in central Texas, United States

People named Coke

coke in Danish: The Coca Cola Company#Coca-Cola-drikken
coke in German: Coke
coke in French: Coke
coke in Korean: 코크
coke in Italian: Carbone (minerale)#Coke
coke in Dutch: Coke
coke in Japanese: コーク
coke in Simple English: Coke

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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