laser
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈleɪz.ə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈleɪzɚ/
Noun

laser (plural lasers)

  1. A device that produces a monochromatic, coherent beam of light.
  2. A beam of light produced by such a device; a laser beam.
  3. A laser printer.
    • 2004, PC Mag (volume 23, number 9, 18 May 2004, page 117)
      The bad news is that nearly every color laser is too big to share a desk with comfortably.
Synonyms
  • LASER acronym of light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation
  • optical maser, optical MASER
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laser (lasers, present participle lasering; past and past participle lasered)

  1. To cut with a laser
  2. (sports) To throw with laser-like precision
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈleɪs.ə(ɹ)/
Noun

laser (plural lasers)

  1. A gum resin obtained from certain umbelliferous plants.
  2. Such a plant.
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Laser
Noun

laser (plural lasers)

  1. (nautical) A simple type of dinghy

LASER
Noun

laser

  1. Acronym of light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
Synonyms
  • laser conversion of acronym into noun
  • optical MASER, optical maser
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