What’s a Hecto-Smacker? Your Microwave, Demystified

How many kilo-whackers and hecto-smackers should your microwave produce? Get the lowdown on microwave oven jargon, from watts to frequency, and find out which units really matter—and what numbers your microwave should have to zap food and beverages fast.

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