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mi·cro·waves

(mī'krō-wāvz),
That portion of the radio wave spectrum of shortest wavelength, including the region with wavelengths of 1 mm-30 cm (1000-300,000 megacycles per second).
Synonym(s): microelectric waves

mi·cro·waves

(mī'krō-wāvz)
That portion of the radio wave spectrum of shortest wavelength, including the region with wavelengths of 1 mm-30 cm (1000-300,000 megacycles per second).
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The lifetime of microwaves in the oven is something like millionths of a second," says physicist Louis Bloomfield.
According to Norbert Hankin of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Center for Science and Risk Assessment, "We don't have a solid position on the possible health risks from exposure to microwaves due to inconclusive research.
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Schiffmann, the president of a microwave consulting company in Manhattan, wrote us recently that ``heating wood for five minutes on full power is especially dangerous and will certainly lead to some fires'' because materials like wood exhibit ``runaway heating or thermal runaway,'' meaning the hotter they get when microwaved, the faster they heat.
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