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Topic: COOKING


microwave

2 verb
     
microwave2 [transitive]
DFC to cook something in a microwave oven:
You can heat it up under the grill or microwave it.
microwaveable , microwavable adjective:
a new range of microwavable snacks
WORD FOCUS: cook WORD FOCUS: cook
fry (in oil)
boil
(in hot water)
bake
(bread and cakes in an oven)
roast
(meat or vegetables in an oven)
microwave
(using a microwave oven)
grill
/broil American English (using a grill)
steam
, toast, simmer, poach, barbecue, stir-fry, saute, chargrill

raw (not cooked)
rare
(used about meat that has been cooked for a short time)
well-done
(used about meat that has been cooked for a long time)
cook

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