Synonyms for microwave

1. microwave (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. microwave (n.)

kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it; heat results from the absorption of energy by the water molecules in the food


3. microwave (v.)

cook or heat in a microwave oven