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microwave oven

n.
An oven in which food is cooked, warmed, or thawed by the heat produced as microwaves cause water molecules in the foodstuff to vibrate.

microwave oven

n
(Cookery) an oven in which food is cooked by microwaves. Often shortened to: micro or microwave

mi′crowave ov`en


n.
an electrically operated oven that uses microwaves to generate heat within the food.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microwave oven - kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through itmicrowave oven - 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
Translations
mikrovlnná trouba
mikrobølgeovn
تندپز
mikroaaltouuni
four à micro-ondesfour micro-onde
mikrovalna pećnica
mikrómikrohullámú sütő
電子レンジ
전자레인지
mikrovågsugn
เตาอบไมโครเวฟ
lò vi sóng

microwave oven

microwave oven

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
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