microwave microwave  /ˈmaɪ krə ˌweɪv/


  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) 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
  3. (v) cook or heat in a microwave oven



  1. In microwave mining, capsules containing water would be inserted into holes drilled in the rock.
  2. Ten years ago microwave ovens seemed just the thing for everyone's dream kitchen: roast beef cooked in 30 minutes, apple pie in 18, meat loaf in 13.
  3. Others worried about the effects of microwave radiation, fretting that passengers in passing airplanes might be flash-cooked like roasts in a microwave oven.


  1. KITCHEN SCOOP: Maple Pecan Granola

    Maple Pecan Granola 3 cups old fashioned whole oats 1 cup pecan pieces 1/3 cup real maple syrup 4 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. 2. Combine oats and pecan pieces in a medium bowl. Set aside. In 2-cup glass measure, combine maple syrup, butter, sugar and salt. Microwave, uncovered, until butter is melted, about 90 seconds. (Make ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WWAY 3 Wilmington

  2. Electronics recycling, paper shredding event in Bethel

    Bethel Township is hosting an Electronics recycling event for residents 9 a.m.-noon, June 8 at the John Myers Building on Bethel Road. Residents are welcome to bring electronic items including computers, monitors, televisions, desktop printers, microwave ovens, telephones, radios, stereos, small kitchen appliances and DVD/DVR players.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Garnet Valley Press

  3. Northrop Grumman Develops New Gallium Arsenide E-Band High-Power Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has developed new gallium arsenide (GaAs) Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit (MMIC) high-power amplifiers operating in the E-Band communication frequency spectrum.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: AerospaceOnline

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  1. "The microwave was ready to go tonight," Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said about the instant offense Harangody provided as a reserve. "It was not anything anybody in this room hasn't seen."
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Mike Brey Source: USA Today

  2. "The thing you have to do is respect this process," linebacker Bradie James said. "I wish we could microwave the season and get to December. But you can't. ...... But in the back of our minds, we know where the Super Bowl is."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Bradie James Source: American Chronicle

  3. "Chandrayaan-1 aims to achieve these objectives through high resolution of the moon in the visible, near infrared, microwave and x-ray regions of the electromagnetic spectrum," mission director M. Annadurai told IANS.
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: M Annadurai Source: Economic Times

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