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 (mī′krə-wāv′, -krō-)
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.
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.
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Electromagnetic radiation between radio and infrared wavelengths.
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Inactivation of microorganisms with microwaves at reduced temperatures.
* The minerals in vegetables are altered into cancerous free radicals by microwaves.
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The American Cancer Society said that the radiation allowed by federal laws to leak from microwaves is below the level that could harm people.
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Soviet Scientists found these waves which are turned out by microwaves decrease the ability of vitamins such as vitamins B complex, vitamins C and E, essential minerals and lipotropics.
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Sanderson cured composites with microwaves by heating a tool with microwaves rather than heating directly the composite with microwaves.
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Electrical and magnetic fields occur in microwaves in the form of electromagnetic energy [12].