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mic·ro·wave

microwave

 
pronunciation:
maI kro weIv
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a type of radio wave with a high frequency. Microwaves are used to send messages over long distances and in special ovens to heat food and liquids.
definition 2: an oven that uses microwaves; microwave oven.
 
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The word microwave contains the following part:
micro- Greek prefix that means small
synonyms:
min
antonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-