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'Wow! My brainwaves are melting cheese!'

DEFINITION: v. To pace, stare or drool in front of your stove or microwave, in an effort to use sheer willpower to make your food cook faster. n. A watched pot, pie or pudding.

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Hynowave

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: TYPO! HYPNOWAVE hip/no/wave

Sentence: Judy was so convinced she had the ability to hypnowave her Lean Cuisines, that she didn't worry when she realized she could not afford the electric bill this month.

Etymology: hypnotize food into believing it is cooking with microwaves emitted from eyeballs

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COMMENTS:

Damn! I meant HYPNOWAVE! - lumina, 2008-07-01: 00:32:00

metrohumanx I really like HYPNOWAVE. I find the word MESMERRADIATING. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-01: 06:14:00

Clever blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-02: 03:39:00

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Bellykinesis

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: belēkinēsis

Sentence: Jordan believes that he possesses bellykinesis. When he is hungry his gut makes more noise than an amorous bullfrog. He somehow believes that the resulting sound waves added to microwaves will lower the cooking time of his meal so he presses his ample tummy against the nuke box. Jordan was asked to not return to his corner sandwich shop when he tried to practice delikinesis.

Etymology: belly (the stomach, esp. as representing the body\'s need for food) + telekinesis (the supposed ability to move objects at a distance by mental power or other nonphysical means)

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Psycook

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: sigh + cook

Sentence: I've often tried to psycook my Hot Pockets, but it always still ends up taking 3 minutes anyway.

Etymology: psychic + cook

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COMMENTS:

This so good! - wordmeister, 2007-04-25: 10:23:00

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Acceleerate

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: ACCELERATE+LEER

Sentence: It is as if without their constant gaze, acceleerating the process, the meal would never be done.

Etymology: ACCELERATE+LEER. LEER: 1. To look with a sidelong glance. 2.(British Dialect) having no burden or load; faint for lack of food; hungry. 3. Acronym for Low-Energy Electron Reflection.

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Eggon

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: eh gone

Sentence: he would regularly eggon the food in his microwave, convinced the warm feeling in his head was his brain adding extra heat to the oven, rather than vice versa.

Etymology: to egg on, to encourage

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COMMENTS:

petaj Nice one - but I don't have any votes left today :-( - petaj, 2007-04-24: 23:39:00

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Mindboiling

Created by: heb319

Pronunciation: mind-boy-ling

Sentence: He focused intently on soup in an attempt to mindboil it to the appropriate temparature in half the usual time.

Etymology: mind-using the power of the brain; boiling--heating up

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Neuromicropathy

Created by: Jaxies

Pronunciation: /nu-row-my-crop-uh-thee/

Sentence: "By the pure power of neuromicropathy Ted's food was cooking faster than ever. He knew he was on to something here - if he could only stare through the food..."

Etymology: Neurology + microwave + homeopathy

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Lookincookin

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: look in cook in

Sentence: Fritz was the King of LookinCookin. He could stare at food and change it's metabollic state. He was famous for His HopeCuisine, his lookerycookery,Doc; his WatchPotch. He had actually won prizes for his searing glances, his appraising braising, his frowning browning, his spying frying,his gazing glazing, his simmering good looks and his eyeing pieing. Yes, Fritz was definitely the StareMeister of Cooking. Any meal he could fix with a stare...

Etymology: Lookin (looking:the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually) & cookin (Cooking:the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Hahahaha Thank You... - metrohumanx, 2008-07-01: 06:02:00

Fritz, a veritable radar ranger. Good one! - Mustang, 2008-07-01: 08:06:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-02: 03:37:00

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Gloatmeal

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: glowt/meel

Sentence: His morning breakfast consisted of gloatmeal and juice

Etymology: gloat (stare) + oatmeal

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Telecooknetics

joearcher

Created by: joearcher

Pronunciation: telly-cook-neticks

Sentence: I was so desperate for my beans on toast I was using telecooknetics to speed up the toaster

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-24: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Osomatic.
Thank you Osomatic! ~ James

Mustang - 2008-07-01: 08:09:00
The chef was no doubt a man of principle who would stick by his convections.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-10: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by Osomatic. Thank you Osomatic. ~ James