Microwave vs Radiolocation - What's the difference?

microwave | radiolocation |


As nouns the difference between microwave and radiolocation

is that microwave is an electromagnetic wave with wavelength between that of infrared light and radio waves while radiolocation is any method of detecting and locating distant objects using microwave radiation; especially radar.

As a verb microwave

is to cook (something) in a microwave oven.

microwave

English

Noun

(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

    Verb

  • To cook (something) in a microwave oven.
  • * '>citation
  • 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.

    Synonyms

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

    Derived terms

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

    See also

    * *

    radiolocation

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia radiolocation) (-)
  • Any method of detecting and locating distant objects using microwave radiation; especially radar