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Definition of microwave noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    microwave

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈmaɪkrəˌweɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1 (formal microwave oven) a type of oven that cooks or heats food very quickly using electromagnetic waves rather than heat Reheat the soup in the microwave. microwave cooking/meals compare oven
  2. 2 (technology) an electromagnetic wave that is shorter than a radio wave but longer than a light wave
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