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mi·cro·wave

 (mī′krə-wāv′, -krō-)
adj.
Relating to or being electromagnetic radiation between radio waves and infrared waves in the electromagnetic spectrum, having frequencies between 300 megahertz and 300 gigahertz and wavelengths between 1 meter and 1 millimeter.
n.
1. A wave of microwave radiation.
2. Informal A microwave oven.
tr.v. mi·cro·waved, mi·cro·wav·ing, mi·cro·waves
To cook or heat (food) in a microwave oven.

mi′cro·wav′a·ble, mi′cro·wave′a·ble adj.

microwave

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌweɪv)
n
1. (General Physics)
a. electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength range 0.3 to 0.001 metres: used in radar, cooking, etc
b. (as modifier): microwave generator.
2. (Cookery) short for microwave oven
vb (tr)
(Cookery) to cook (food) in a microwave oven

mi•cro•wave

(ˈmaɪ kroʊˌweɪv)

n., v. -waved, -wav•ing. n.
1. an electromagnetic wave of extremely high frequency, 1 GHz or more, and having wavelengths of from 1 mm to 30 cm.
v.t.
3. to cook or heat in a microwave oven.
[1930–35]
mi′cro•wav`a•ble, adj.
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microwave
A microwave oven is activated when an electric current causes a magnetron to emit a beam of microwaves. The beam is distributed throughout the unit by a rotating reflector. The microwaves agitate water molecules in the food, generating enough heat to cook it.

mi·cro·wave

(mī′krō-wāv′)
1. A high-frequency radio wave used in radio broadcasting and radar. See more at electromagnetic spectrum.
2. An oven in which food is cooked, warmed, or thawed by means of microwaves.

microwave


Past participle: microwaved
Gerund: microwaving

Imperative
microwave
microwave
Present
I microwave
you microwave
he/she/it microwaves
we microwave
you microwave
they microwave
Preterite
I microwaved
you microwaved
he/she/it microwaved
we microwaved
you microwaved
they microwaved
Present Continuous
I am microwaving
you are microwaving
he/she/it is microwaving
we are microwaving
you are microwaving
they are microwaving
Present Perfect
I have microwaved
you have microwaved
he/she/it has microwaved
we have microwaved
you have microwaved
they have microwaved
Past Continuous
I was microwaving
you were microwaving
he/she/it was microwaving
we were microwaving
you were microwaving
they were microwaving
Past Perfect
I had microwaved
you had microwaved
he/she/it had microwaved
we had microwaved
you had microwaved
they had microwaved
Future
I will microwave
you will microwave
he/she/it will microwave
we will microwave
you will microwave
they will microwave
Future Perfect
I will have microwaved
you will have microwaved
he/she/it will have microwaved
we will have microwaved
you will have microwaved
they will have microwaved
Future Continuous
I will be microwaving
you will be microwaving
he/she/it will be microwaving
we will be microwaving
you will be microwaving
they will be microwaving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been microwaving
you have been microwaving
he/she/it has been microwaving
we have been microwaving
you have been microwaving
they have been microwaving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been microwaving
you will have been microwaving
he/she/it will have been microwaving
we will have been microwaving
you will have been microwaving
they will have been microwaving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been microwaving
you had been microwaving
he/she/it had been microwaving
we had been microwaving
you had been microwaving
they had been microwaving
Conditional
I would microwave
you would microwave
he/she/it would microwave
we would microwave
you would microwave
they would microwave
Past Conditional
I would have microwaved
you would have microwaved
he/she/it would have microwaved
we would have microwaved
you would have microwaved
they would have microwaved

microwave

To cook or reheat food in a microwave oven.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microwave - a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves)microwave - 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
electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, nonparticulate radiation - radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge
electromagnetic spectrum - the entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves
2.microwave - kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through itmicrowave - 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
kitchen appliance - a home appliance used in preparing food
Verb1.microwave - cook or heat in a microwave oven; "You can microwave the leftovers"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
cook - transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
Translations
فُرْنُ الْـمَيكْرُوُوِيِفْيَطْبُخ أو يُحَمِّي بواسِطَة الميكروويف
mikrovlnná troubapřipravit v mikrovlnné trouběmikrovlnka
mikrobølgeovnmikrobølge
mikroaaltouunimikroaalto
four à micro-ondesmicro-ondemicro-onderfour micro-onde
mikrovalna pećnica
megmikrózmikrosütőmikróz
電子レンジ
전자레인지
kepti mikrobangų krosnelėjemikrobangų krosnelėpašildyti mikrobangų krosnelėješildyti mikrobangų krosnelėje
gatavot edienu mikrovilnu krasnimikrovilnu krasns
mikrovlnná rúra
mikrovalovna pečica
mikrovågsugnmikro
เตาอบไมโครเวฟ
mikrodalga fırınmikrodalga fırında pişirmek/ısıtmak
lò vi sóng

microwave

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌweɪv]
A. N
1. (Phys) → microonda f
2. (also microwave oven) → (horno m) microondas m inv
B. VT (= cook) → cocinar con microondas; (= heat) → calentar en el microondas

microwave

[ˈmaɪkrəʊweɪv]
n (also microwave oven) → micro-ondesmfour m à micro-ondes
vtcuire au micro-ondes

microwave

nMikrowelle f

microwave

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌweɪv] nmicroonda (also microwave oven) → (forno a) microonde m

microwave

(ˈmaikrəweiv) noun
(also microwave oven) an oven that heats or cooks food very quickly using electromagnetic waves.
verb
to cook or heat something in a microwave.

microwave

فُرْنُ الْـمَيكْرُوُوِيِفْ mikrovlnná trouba mikrobølgeovn Mikrowellenherd φούρνος μικροκυμάτων horno microondas mikroaaltouuni four à micro-ondes mikrovalna pećnica forno a microonde 電子レンジ 전자레인지 magnetron mikrobølgeovn kuchenka mikrofalowa forno de microondas микроволновая печь mikrovågsugn เตาอบไมโครเวฟ mikrodalga fırın lò vi sóng 微波炉

microwave

n. microonda, onda corta electromagnética de frecuencia muy alta.

microwave

n (rad) microonda; (fam, oven) microondas m
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