microwave oven

an electrically operated oven using high-frequency electromagnetic waves that penetrate food, causing its molecules to vibrate and generating heat within the food to cook it in a very short time.


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microwave oven
micro, Often shortened to: microwave an oven in which food is cooked by microwaves

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Example sentences
Of course it's not, because it takes much longer to learn how to use a computer
  than a vacuum cleaner or a microwave oven.
The researchers initially considered thawing the squid in a giant microwave
But the steam was created by heating a wet cotton ball in a microwave oven and
  hiding it behind the potato.
Sprinkle with shredded jack cheese and heat in a microwave oven until cheese
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