Pronunciation: (mī'krō-wāv"), [key]
—n., v., -waved, -wav•ing.
1. an electromagnetic wave of extremely high frequency, 1 GH3 or more, and having wavelengths of from 1 mm to 30 cm.
2. See microwave oven.
to use a microwave oven.
to cook, defrost, or otherwise prepare in a microwave oven.
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