What does Laser mean?

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ˈleɪ zərLas·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laser, optical maser(noun)

    an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light

Freebase

  1. Laser

    A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation. The term "laser" originated as an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Lasers differ from other sources of light because they emit light coherently. Its spatial coherence allows a laser to be focused to a tight spot, and this enables applications like laser cutting and laser lithography. Its spatial coherence also keeps a laser beam collimated over long distances, and this enables laser pointers to work. Laser also have high temporal coherence which allows them to have a very narrow spectrum, i.e., they only emit a single color of light. Their temporal coherence also allows them to emit pulses of light that only last a femtosecond. Lasers have many important applications. They are used in common consumer devices such as DVD players, laser printers, and barcode scanners. They are used in medicine for laser surgery and various skin treatments, and in industry for cutting and welding materials. They are used in military and law enforcement devices for marking targets and measuring range and speed. Laser lighting displays use laser light as an entertainment medium. Lasers also have many important applications in scientific research.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Laser

    lā′ser, n. a gum-resin from North Africa, esteemed by the ancients as a deobstruent and diuretic. [L. laser, juice of laserpitium.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Laser

    The Internet: The Internet is a global communication system for transmitting data across different types of media. It can be described as a global network that connects different networks, whether they are private, public, commercial, academic, or government networks, using wireless technologies or optical fibers. The computer uses the control protocol Transmission / Internet Protocol., which provides it with a host that enables it to access the Internet, and the Internet has raised the standards of regular networks to global standards.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Laser' in Nouns Frequency: #2593

Anagrams for Laser »

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How to say Laser in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Laser in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Laser in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Laser in a Sentence

  1. Emily Brooke:

    It tackles the most common cause of fatality, which is the blind spot. According to Emily Brooke, 79 percent of bicycles involved in crashes are traveling straight ahead when a vehicle turns into them. Emily Brooke said Emily Brooke chose the 20-foot distance because it's half the length of a bus, and Emily Brooke wanted the laser image to be green because the human eye is most sensitive to green light. TINY, LENS-FREE CAMERA COULD HIDE IN CLOTHES, GLASSES Drivers just see it and all they need to do is not turn, not react, not turn into the cyclist or not pull out, people see it and go, ‘ What is that ? ’ And that's perfect, as long as they don't make that turn, which can be potentially fatal …. Emily Brooke said The Laserlight alerts not only drivers, but pedestrians, too, about oncoming bikes. One of the most obvious cases.

  2. Daniel Ives:

    There was more pressure for Amazon to do that versus Microsoft, given their model, the Street is laser-focused on top-line growth for the coming year and for Nadella the focus should be on cloud growth and Windows 10.

  3. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter:

    The team and I remain laser focused on the goal we set since filing this lawsuit: holding those responsible for creating this crisis accountable and bring an end to the opioid epidemic in Oklahoma.

  4. Andrew Yang:

    Were here with makeup on our faces and our rehearsed attack lines, playing roles in this reality TV show, its one reason why we elected a reality TV star as our president. We need to be laser-focused on solving the real challenges of today.

  5. Mark Buongiorno:

    We remain laser-focused on reducing costs, meeting our delivery schedule commitments, ensuring dependable engine performance, and preparing for global sustainment of the F-35 fleet.

Images & Illustrations of Laser

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