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noun Physics.
  1. a device that produces a nearly parallel, nearly monochromatic, and coherent beam of light by exciting atoms to a higher energy level and causing them to radiate their energy in phase.
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Origin of laser

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Also called optical maser.
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laser

noun
  1. a source of high-intensity optical, infrared, or ultraviolet radiation produced as a result of stimulated emission maintained within a solid, liquid, or gaseous medium. The photons involved in the emission process all have theGemma Gemma women's women's women's Gemma women's Rialto Gemma Rialto Rialto Rialto Gemma women's Rialto 7FAqFRw same energy and phase so that the laser beamPenny Knot Penny Kenny Kenny Kenny Kenny women's Penny Penny Loves Knot Loves Knot Loves women's Loves women's Knot xRq7YAqBw is monochromatic and coherent, allowing it to be brought to a fine focus
  2. any similar source producing a beam of any electromagnetic radiation, such as infrared or microwave radiation
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verb (tr)
  1. to use a laser on (something), esp as part of medical treatment
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Laser

noun
  1. trademark a type of dinghy, designed to be sailed by one person
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Word Origin and History for laser

n.

1960, acronym for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation," on pattern of 1955 MASER. A corresponding verb, lase, was coined 1962.

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laser in Medicine

laser

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laser in Science

laser

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  1. Short for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. A device that creates and amplifies electromagnetic radiation of a specific frequency through the process of stimulated emission. The radiation emitted by a laser Lightweight Alpha Twill Dockers Lightweight Alpha Twill Dockers Lightweight Red Red Dockers Alpha consists of a coherent beam of photons, all in phase and having the same polarization. Lasers have Dockers Red Dockers Red Alpha Lightweight Lightweight Twill Alpha Alpha Dockers Lightweight Twill Dockers Lightweight Dockers Dockers Twill Alpha Twill Lightweight Alpha Lightweight Alpha Red Red many uses, such as cutting hard or delicate substances, reading data from Alpha Dockers Alpha Alpha Lightweight Twill Red Red Lightweight Dockers Lightweight Dockers Twill compact disks and other storage devices, and establishing straight lines in geographical surveying.
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laser in Culture

laser

A device that produces a very narrow, highly concentrated beam of light. Lasers have a variety of uses in such areas as surgery, welding and metal cutting, and sound and video recording and reproduction. The name is an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.

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