Meaning of MICROWAVE in English

MICROWAVE

[mi.cro.wave] n, often attrib (1931) 1: a comparatively short electromagnetic wave; esp: one between ab out 1 millimeter and 1 meter in wavelength

2: microwave oven

[2]microwave vt (1973): to cook or heat in a microwave oven -- mi.cro.wav.able or mi.cro.wave.able adj

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