Radio vs Microwave - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between radio and microwave
is that radio
is while microwave
is to cook (something) in a microwave oven.
As a noun microwave is
an electromagnetic wave with wavelength between that of infrared light and radio waves.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(uncountable) The technology that allows for the transmission of sound or other signals by modulation of electromagnetic waves.
(countable) A device that can capture (receive) the signal sent over radio waves and render the modulated signal as sound.
(countable) A device that can transmit radio signals.
(Internet, uncountable) The continuous broadcasting of sound recordings via the Internet in the style of traditional radio.
* (device to capture radio signal) tuner, wireless, receiver
(intransitive, transitive, ambitransitive) To use two-way radio to transmit (a message) (to another radio or other radio operator).
To order or assist (to a location), using telecommunications.
* 2002 , Jack Dave, Death Bridge , iUniverse, ISBN 978-0-595-21407-5,
- I think the boat is sinking; we'd better radio''' for help.'' / ''I '''radioed''' him already.'' / '''''Radio''' the coordinates this time.'' / ''OK. I '''radioed them the coordinates.
- “Could you call them here? I'd like to talk to them. Or if they're out in the field, radio them in.”
An electromagnetic wave with wavelength between that of infrared light and radio waves.
A microwave oven.
* convection microwave
* 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.
- 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)
* microwavable, microwaveable