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Definitions of microwave:
  • noun:   kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it; heat is produced by the absorption of microwave energy by the water molecules in the food
  • noun:   a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves); used for radar and microwave ovens and for transmitting telephone, facsimile, video and data
  • verb:   cook or heat in a microwave oven
    Example: "You can microwave the left-overs"

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