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To curb the shortfall -- and counter to China’s easing of trade barriers -- India boosted tariffs on electronic goods, such as mobile phones, TVs and microwave ovens last year.
Those ever-changing laws can vary based on the item being purchased, and most of the rules were written when everyone bought everything from shoes to microwave ovens from the store down the street.
The space there is occupied by a toilet, a microwave oven, and typically a couple of Styrofoam coolers containing food the pilots pack for themselves.
The kitchen appliance package includes a General Electric brand glass-top electric range, top freezer single-door refrigerator, microwave oven and dishwasher.
Raytheon engineers used the discovery to develop the microwave oven.
As consumer items got more feature-rich and complex, the BLS simply couldn’t note the absolute price of, say, a microwave oven.
Police said bullets damaged five vehicles and went through a front window of an apartment, striking a stereo system and a microwave oven.
Barbara Kafka, a popular and sometimes pugnacious cookbook author who touted the utility of the microwave oven and whose recipes for high-heat roasting were considered shocking and even dangerous, died June 1 at her home in Manhattan.
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: an oven in which food is cooked or heated quickly by very short waves of electromagnetic energy
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