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Nuke

Informal; to delete the contents of a database or other set of information on a computer. Nuking is common when information is no longer relevant or may be used when information is sensitive or restricted.
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He was fine as the calorically endowed Klump family in the "Nutty Professor" movies and as the uber-nerd and his Hollywood star brother in "Bowfinger." But he nuked the fridge playing a trio of unfunny characters in "Norbit," his very own Three-Mile Island.
Would you eat a fast-food burger that had been "nuked"--exposed to nuclear radiation in order to kill pathogens such as salmonella?
At the least Dicko's solarium-enhanced features would be exposed to genuine sun and at worst he'd be nuked.)