microwave


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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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Cook in microwave oven on high power 5 1/2 to 6 minutes or until fish is just barely opaque throughout.
In microwave sintering, we are heating the part only.
Kai Chang is a professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of Texas A&M University where he teaches and performs research in microwave devices and circuits.
We need to determine the consequences of these microwaves on humans.
Improved microwave heating methods can break down air pollutants, degrade radioactive sludge, disinfect hospital trash, reclaim printing and dry-cleaning solvents, reactivate spent carbon, and clean up contaminated soil, Oda says.
CEM is a pioneering company in the development of microwave systems for use in chemistry and holds over 200 patents for the use of microwave technology in chemistry.
Schiffmann, the president of a microwave consulting company in Manhattan, wrote us recently that ``heating wood for five minutes on full power is especially dangerous and will certainly lead to some fires'' because materials like wood exhibit ``runaway heating or thermal runaway,'' meaning the hotter they get when microwaved, the faster they heat.
But the new microwave process can extract in a minute or so what supercritical [CO.
With the new Microwave In-A-Drawer, DACOR has rethought the appliance entirely and is proud to present a new alternative that balances quality and style and enables greater flexibility than ever before.
Young adults, who never learned to cook like their mothers, turn to the microwave as well, for its convenience.
Theorists had predicted that the "seeds" of these lumps ought to be present in the cosmic microwave background.
The synthetic instrument these three companies are developing, for example, makes it possible for engineers to stream high-bandwidth RF and microwave data across the high-speed PXI Express bus directly to a processor for application-specific analysis.
And that's to be expected, she says, because microwave heating is inherently uneven -- and quite unpredictable when volumes less than 4 milliliters are involved, as they were in Kerner's study.
With advantages such as more rapid heating and preservation of sensory and nutritional quality, microwave processing has proved a versatile technology.
According to Tasch: "Others have created a plasma microwave process, but they've only been able to do it by drawing down the pressure in the containment vessel to maintain the plasma.
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