lasing

[ ley-zing ]
/ ˈleɪ zɪŋ /

noun Optics.

the generation of coherent light by a laser.

Origin of lasing

Definition for lasing (2 of 2)

lase

[ leyz ]
/ leɪz /

verb (used without object), lased, las·ing. Optics.

to give off coherent light, as in a laser.

Origin of lase

First recorded in 1960–65; back formation from laser
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for lasing

lase

/ (leɪz) /

verb

(intr) (of a substance, such as carbon dioxide or ruby) to be capable of acting as a laser
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medicine definitions for lasing

lase

[ lāz ]

v.

To cut, divide, or dissolve a substance with a laser.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.