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picowave

[ pee-kuh-weyv, pahy- ]
/ 藞pi k蓹藢we瑟v, 藞pa瑟- /
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verb (used with object), pi路co路waved, pi路co路wav路ing.
to irradiate (food) with gamma rays in order to retard spoilage.
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Origin of picowave

1981鈥86; pico- + wave; cf. microwave
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