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laser beam

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noun

a beam of radiation produced from a laser, used in surgery, communications, weapons systems, printing, recording and various industrial processes.

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Nearby words

lascaux cave, lascivious, lasdun, lase, laser, laser beam, laser card, laser chemistry, laser cooling, laser diode, laser disk

Origin of laser beam

First recorded in 1960–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for laser beam

  • A laser-beam communication system was installed, so that Sol could keep in contact with the ship all the way to Centaurus.

    Subjectivity|Norman Spinrad