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Magnetron in a microwave oven

  1. Jul 1, 2012 #1
    Hey everyone. I was wondering how a magnetron in a microwave works. I understand it emits microwaves and a fan pushes them in random directions to heat up food. Thanks.
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    Do you not know how to use Google?

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