Meaning of LASER in English

LASER

transcription, транскрипция: [ leɪzə(r) ]

( lasers)

1.

A laser is a narrow beam of concentrated light produced by a special machine. It is used for cutting very hard materials, and in many technical fields such as surgery and telecommunications.

...new laser technology...

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2.

A laser is a machine that produces a laser beam.

...the first-ever laser, built in 1960.

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