Definition of Microwave oven

1. Noun. Kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it; heat results from the absorption of energy by the water molecules in the food.

Exact synonyms: Microwave
Generic synonyms: Kitchen Appliance
Derivative terms: Microwave

Definition of Microwave oven

1. Noun. An appliance for cooking food using microwave energy. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microwave Oven

microwave bomb
microwave diathermy machine
microwave interferometer
microwave linear accelerator
microwave meal
microwave meals
microwave oven (current term)
microwave ovens
microwave radar
microwave radiation
microwave safe
microwave spectroscopy
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microwave therapy

Literary usage of Microwave oven

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1. Read & Understand Science Grades 4-6 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Ana Shirazi, Delana Heidrich, Judith Herbst, Kathleen Simpson (2005)
"Over time, changes were made in the microwave oven that made it useful in the home kitchen. ... Still, people were not buying the microwave oven. ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(ii) Failure of any single mechanical on electrical component of the microwave oven shall not cause all safety interlocks ..."

3. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"What results from this conflict are the beautiful down-sized kitchens dominated by the microwave oven, the new cookware adapted to the fast food and ..."

4. The US Virgin Islands Alive! by Harriet Greenberg, Douglas Greenberg (2006)
"The communal area, located between the rooms, has a refrigerator and a microwave oven. A continental breakfast is included. Call for rates. ..."

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