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microwave oven

noun

Simple Definition of microwave oven

  • : an oven in which food is cooked or heated quickly by very short waves of electromagnetic energy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of microwave oven

  1. :  an oven in which food is cooked by the heat produced by the absorption of microwave energy by water molecules in the food

1955

First Known Use of microwave oven

1955

Rhymes with microwave oven


MICROWAVE OVEN Defined for Kids

microwave oven

noun

Definition of microwave oven for Students

  1. :  an oven in which food is cooked by the heat produced as a result of penetration of the food by microwaves





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