microwave oven

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English[edit]

A microwave oven, manufactured c. 1988

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɪkɹə(ʊ)ˌweɪv ˈʌv(ə)n/
  • enPR: mī'krōwāv" ŭ'v(ə)n, mī'krəwāv" ŭ'v(ə)n

Noun[edit]

microwave oven (plural microwave ovens)

  1. An oven that uses microwave energy to heat food or other items placed within it.
    Synonym: microwave
    Coordinate terms: conventional oven, convection oven, induction oven
    Meronym: carousel

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