Microwave Definition

mīkrə-wāv, -krō-
microwaved, microwaves, microwaving
adjective
Designating or of that part of the electromagnetic spectrum associated with the larger infrared waves and the shorter radio waves: used for radar, communications, etc. and generally regarded as from 300,000 to 300 megahertz.
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Designating an oven that cooks quickly by causing microwaves to penetrate the food, generating internal heat.
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Designed, packaged, etc. for cooking in a microwave oven.
Microwave cookware, microwave popcorn.
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noun
microwaves
Any electromagnetic wave of microwave frequency.
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A microwave oven.
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verb
microwaved, microwaving
To cook in a microwave oven.
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Microwave means to cook in a very quick cooking oven that uses microwaves.
An example of microwave is cooking popcorn in a quick cooking oven that uses microwaves.
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Singular:
microwave
Plural:
microwaves

Origin of Microwave

  • micro- +"Ž wave

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