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picowave

[pee-kuh-weyv, pahy-] /ˈpi kəˌweɪv, ˈpaɪ-/
verb (used with object), picowaved, picowaving.
1.
to irradiate (food) with gamma rays in order to retard spoilage.
Origin
1981-1986
1981-86; pico- + wave; cf. microwave
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