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See also Laser, láser, and làser

English[]

Etymology 1[]

Template:Acronym of Originally called an optical maser.

Pronunciation[]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈleɪz.ə(ɹ)/, SAMPA: /"leIz.@(r)/
  • Rhymes: -eɪzə(r)

Noun[]

Wikipedia

Singular
Laser

Plural
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Laser ({{{1}}})

  1. A device that produces a monochromatic, coherent beam of light.
Related terms[]
  • antilaser
  • lase
  • Laserdisc, laser disc, laser disk
  • laserless
  • laserlike
  • laser printer
  • maser
  • nonlaser
  • quantum cascade laser
Translations[]
See also[]
  • Taser

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Laser

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Laser (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To cut with a laser
  2. Template:Sport To throw with laser-like precision
    • 2009 February 2, Dave Perkins, “Steelers tiptoe past Cards”, Toronto Star:
      None was any more sensational than No.6, a fantastic 27-23 last-gasp win over the Arizona Cardinals, cemented by a brilliant toe-sticking TD catch by Santonio Holmes in the back of the end zone with 35 seconds remaining on a pass lasered by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

Etymology 2[]

From Latin

Alternative spellings[]

  • lasar

Pronunciation[]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈleɪs.ə(ɹ)/, SAMPA: /"leIs.@(r)/
  • Rhymes: -eɪsə(r)
  • Homophones: lacer

Noun[]

Singular
Laser

Plural
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Laser ({{{1}}})

  1. A gum resin obtained from certain umbelliferous plants.
  2. Such a plant.
Related terms[]
  • laserpicium
  • Laserpithium
See also[]
  • silphium, silfium, silphion

Dictionary notes[]

  • American Heritage Dictionary (via answers.com), Collins Word Exchange, Merriam-Webster Online, and MSN Encarta Dictionary all list only the device entry and omit an entry for the plant.

Anagrams[]

  • aelrs,
  • earls
  • lares
  • rales
  • reals

Czech[]

Noun[]

Laser m.

  1. laser (source of light)

Derived terms[]

  • laserový

Danish[]

Etymology 1[]

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Noun[]

Laser c. (singular definite Laseren, plural indefinite Lasere)

  1. laser
Inflection[]

Etymology 2[]

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Noun 2[]

Laser c.

  1. Plural indefinite of las.

Finnish[]

Etymology[]

From English laser.

Noun[]

Laser

  1. laser

Declension[]


Latin[]

Alternative spellings[]

  • lāsar

Noun[]

lāser n. (genitive lāseris)

  1. the juice of the plant laserpitium, assafœtida
    Laser e silphio profluens.
    The flowing juice from the silphium.
    Cuius sucus laser vocatur.
    Who's juice is called the juice of the laserpitium.
  2. (plants) the plant laserpitium itself
    Lasaris radix.
    The root of the laserpitium.

Polish[]

Etymology[]

Abbreviation of “Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation”.

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /ˈlas̪ɛr/

Noun[]

Laser m.

  1. laser

Declension[]

Derived terms[]

  • laserowy

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