laser beam


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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Origin of laser beam

First recorded in 1960–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences 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