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microwave meaning and definition

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Definition of microwave (noun)

  1. a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves); used for radar and microwave ovens and for transmitting telephone, facsimile, video and data
  2. kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it; heat results from the absorption of energy by the water molecules in the food


Definition of microwave (verb)

  1. cook or heat in a microwave oven
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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