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Pronunciation

  • enPR: mī'krə-wāv", IPA: /ˈmaɪkrəˌweɪv/, SAMPA: /"maIkr@%weIv/
  • enPR: mī'krō-wāv", IPA: /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌweɪv/, SAMPA: /"maIkr@U%weIv/

Etymology

micro- + wave

Noun

Singular
microwave

Plural
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  1. An electromagnetic wave with wavelength between that of infrared light and radio waves.
  2. A microwave oven.

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Verb

Infinitive
to microwave

Third person singular
microwaves

Simple past
microwaved

Past participle
-

Present participle
microwaving

to microwave (third-person singular simple present microwaves, present participle microwaving, simple past and past participle microwaved)
  1. To cook (something) in a microwave oven.

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