microwave oven

noun

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

First Known Use of microwave oven

1955


MICROWAVE OVEN Defined for English Language Learners

microwave oven

noun

Definition of microwave oven for English Language Learners

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


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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