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  1. (noun) An electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between that of infrared and short waves (one millimeter to one meter).
  2. (noun) Informal A microwave oven.
  3. (verb-transitive) To cook or heat (food) in a microwave oven.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. It occurred in a world before manned space travel, when the Princess phone was the ultimate in communication, when the term microwave was something you encountered in a college physics textbook instead of on your kitchen counter. - LJWorld.com stories: News
  2. Also, I'd classify the grape in the microwave is a physics demo, not a chem one.ey. look. - Top 10 Mad Science-Worthy Chemistry Experiments » E-Mail
  3. Also ..... defrosting things in your fridge instead of an open kitchen or a microwave is a great way to save energy as during the time the item is defrosting it keeps your fridge cooler so it does less work! - Make Your Refrigerator Far More Efficient | Lifehacker Australia
  4. Have I mentioned that my microwave is also an oven? - Removing Melted Plastic
  5. Because they think the microwave is the greatest invention on earth. - You Know You Live in Mexico When...


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