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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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The absorption of microwave energy inside extraction vial was evenly considered as the uniform distribution.
However, investigations of effect of microwave energy on coal gas permeability are not sufficient to provide guidance for FMHT application in field [28, 29].
Materials such as silica sand, alumina and other ceramics are not capable of absorbing microwave energy at low temperatures because these materials are electrically insulating and not magnetic, therefore they have no means to interact with the energy, making them transparent to the energy.
For over half a century, space access has been solely dependent upon large, expendable chemical rockets, which Escape Dynamics plans to change by using microwave energy delivered wirelessly to a heat exchanger on the spaceplane during the entire ascent via a phased array of microwave antennas located on the ground.
One or more antennas, often called "probes," are placed directly into the lesion and then emit microwave energy from the tip rapidly oscillating water molecules within the lesion.
Microwave energy is usually used in preheating, baking, blanching, cooking, pasteurization, sterilization, drying and dehydration [10, 11].
The company's Cooled Thermo Therapy produces targeted microwave energy combined with a unique cooling mechanism to protect healthy tissue and enhance patient comfort.
The SSPS project envisages sending microwave energy from an orbit of around 36,000 km to a target area covering just three square kilometres - a task he says is like "threading a needle".
By using microwave energy, the company separates hydrogen and carbon from the methane in natural gas.
To solve this problem, we focused on related microwave pretreatment devices and the development of the microwave cavity with uniform distribution of microwave energy. The electromagnetic field distribution model and heat-mass transfer model are built for optimizing high-intensity microwave wood pretreatment process.
However, as that is a microwave energy source--albeit a very low-power one--Chu says medical experts are advising the team on how to ensure the implant would be safe.
But as that is a microwave energy source - albeit a very low power one - Chu says medical experts are advising the team on how to ensure the implant would be safe.
BSD Medical Corporation develops, manufactures, markets and services systems to treat cancer and benign diseases using heat therapy delivered using focused radiofrequency (RF) and microwave energy. BSD's product lines include both hyperthermia and ablation treatment systems.
Prof Glover said that when cable insulation becomes worn or damaged it radiates microwave energy known as 'partial discharge'.
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