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Synonyms for microwave

a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves)

kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it

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cook or heat in a microwave oven

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With respect to consumer safety, the research reported here shows that microwave radiation can also be used to control (to reduce or sometimes to completely eliminate) microbial potential pathogens in the kitchen environment by irradiation of sponges and scrubbing pads for a few minutes.
A recent report by Professor Sir William Stewart, who chairs the Health Protection Agency, said evidence of potentially harmful effects of microwave radiation had become more persuasive over the past five years.
The degree of adverse biologic effects of cellular phone microwave radiation (e.g., radiofrequency sickness, electroencephalographic and blood pressure changes, and cancer risks) depends on many factors, including the duration of exposure to the radiation and the individual characteristics of a given patient's central nervous system and immune status .
Tests by scientists on rabbits showed microwave radiation from mobile phones caused cataracts to form on the animals' eyes.
Cell phone users aren't just itching to get in touch with people--some are actually itchy A Japanese researcher reported that microwave radiation from the phones exacerbated wheals from dust mites and cedar pollen.
Cell phone users aren't just itching to get in touch with people-some are actually itchy A Japanese researcher reported that microwave radiation from the phones exacerbated wheals from dust mites and cedar pollen.
Researchers are evaluating several other procedures that, for example, use microwave radiation or intravenous medications.
Telecommunications masts give out microwave radiation, which is also emitted in small quantities by household electrical appliances.
Microwave radiation was used to accelerate the formation of hydroxyapatite (HAp) by hydrolysis of [beta]-tricalcium phosphate([beta]-TCP).
Japanese researchers have developed the ``magnetic'' wood to block microwave radiation, rendering mobiles useless.
The microwave radiation from a mobile phone could result in temporary changes in cells, according to a new study by the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority.
The microwave radiation from a mobile phone could result in temporary changes in living cells, according to a new study by the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority.
In 1976, Paul Brodeur, a writer for The New Yorker, warned that microwave radiation in New York City from radio, television, and radar had risen to 100 million times the "natural" background level.
Microwave hyperthermia is a cancer therapy using non-ionizing microwave radiation. The therapy has shown the ability to substantially improve results from other forms of cancer treatment.
Planck is designed to map the first light background cosmic microwave radiation that appeared in the universe following the so-called Big Bang.
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