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1microwave

noun, mi·cro·wave often attributive \-ˌwāv\

physics : a very short wave of electromagnetic energy

Full Definition of MICROWAVE

1
:  a comparatively short electromagnetic wave; especially :  one between about one millimeter and one meter in wavelength

Examples of MICROWAVE

  1. The apartment came with a microwave.

First Known Use of MICROWAVE

1931

2microwave

verb

: to cook or heat (food) in a microwave oven

Full Definition of MICROWAVE

transitive verb
:  to cook or heat in a microwave oven
mi·cro·wav·able or mi·cro·wave·able \ˌmī-krə-ˈwā-və-bəl\ adjective

Examples of MICROWAVE

  1. microwave a bowl of soup

First Known Use of MICROWAVE

1973

microwave

noun , mi·cro·wave often attrib \-ˌwāv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MICROWAVE

:  a comparatively short electromagnetic wave; especially :  one between about 1 millimeter and 1 meter in wavelength

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