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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 MICROWAVE PROCESSING OF FOODS Published 2005 345 Pages Hardback Price 129.
The compact containment area--not much larger than the part undergoing the process--means the procedure is very energy efficient, does not give off excess heat, and does not require the microwave reactor be kept running as is necessary with a heat-treating oven.
Maybe it's because there's no obvious reason why the food cooks," offers physicist Louis Bloomfield of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, who answers questions about microwaves at howthingswork.
In a microwave oven, the emitted microwaves cause water molecules to oscillate at an extremely high rate, thereby creating heat.
The Microwave In-A-Drawer is a sleek alternative to countertop units, with a unique drawer configuration that increases installation flexibility and offers greater safety than standard built-in microwaves.
The Microwave Processing of Foods H Schubert, M Regier Published 2005 Hardback 360 pages
Lai's research comes on the heels of recent studies suggesting a link between cell-phone use and brain tumors, and even the possibility that the microwaves could ignite petroleum fumes at gas stations.
During the week of June 27, Massachusetts Electric Company and Granite State Electric Company are field testing the prototype model of commercial microwave clothes dryer.
With microwaves, researchers can recover gold, silver, copper, and other precious metals, then melt the remainder into "durable glass frits," Oda notes.
Completely updated and expanded, this comprehensive two-volume reference contains everything you need to know about microwaves in synthetic chemistry.
Is zapping a wooden cutting board in the microwave oven the best way to disinfect it?
Moreover, because microwaves tend to heat quickly and from the inside of the target, energy builds up dramatically, Pare says.
A digital magazine formatted for a computer screen, the Premier Issue of Microwaves & RF Notepad was delivered this week via email to 55,000 design engineers and engineering managers who work in high-frequency/high-speed design, including 12,000 outside the United States.
Most of our research indicates people are using microwaves for reheating, defrosting and doing vegetables,'' says Jean E.
Goldblum of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston disagrees, saying, "I don't see any compelling evidence that the microwaves did any harm.