Microwave - What does it mean?

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(en noun)
  • An electromagnetic wave with wavelength between that of infrared light and radio waves.
  • A microwave oven.
  • Derived terms

    * convection microwave * microwave-proof * microwave-safe

    See also

    * longwave, mediumwave, shortwave, radio wave * radio frequency, UHF, SHF * radio band, K band, Ka band, Ku band, X band


  • To cook (something) in a microwave oven.
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  • A vengeful mother-of-three has been jailed for 168 days after being convicted of killing a neighbour's kitten by microwaving the 10-week-old pet.


    * (cook in a microwave oven) nuke (colloquial)

    Derived terms

    * microwavable, microwaveable * microwave-proof * microwave-safe

    See also

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