Microwave vs Toaster - What's the difference?

microwave | toaster |


As nouns the difference between microwave and toaster

is that microwave is an electromagnetic wave with wavelength between that of infrared light and radio waves while toaster is toaster.

As a verb microwave

is to cook (something) in a microwave oven.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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.
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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.

    Synonyms

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

    Derived terms

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

    See also

    * *

    toaster

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who toasts.
  • A device for toasting bread, English muffins, crumpets, etc.
  • A self-contained software package (or appliance) distributable over the Internet or by burning onto CDs.
  • (informal, derogatory) An electronic organ, especially a crude one that uses analog technology.
  • (informal, derogatory) Any of several small, box-like automobiles exemplified by the .
  • Descendants

    * German: (l)

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