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Dictionary definition for: Microwave

1. (n) a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves) used for radar and microwave ovens and for transmitting telephone, facsimile, video and data

2. (v) cook or heat in a microwave oven; "You can microwave the left-overs"

3. (n) kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it; heat is produced by the absorption of microwave energy by the water molecules in the food

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