[ leyz ]
/ leɪz /
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verb (used without object), lased, las·ing.Optics.
to give off coherent light, as in a laser.
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Origin of lase
First recorded in 1960–65; back formation from laser
Words nearby lase
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Example sentences from the Web for lase
If you get a lase of it at a fair rint, I'll buy another horse, any how.
As an Irishman might say, no one could "Bore lase," so there is really no necessity to Skipp him.
British Dictionary definitions for lase
/ (leɪz) /
(intr) (of a substance, such as carbon dioxide or ruby) to be capable of acting as a laser
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Medical definitions for lase
[ lāz ]
To cut, divide, or dissolve a substance with a laser.
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