Meaning of LASER in English


Any device that can produce or amplify optical radiation primarily by the process of controlled stimulated emission. A laser may emit electromagnetic radiation from the ultraviolet portion of the spectrum through the infrared portion. Also, an acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.” (JP 3-09.1)

DOD English dictionary of military terms.      Английский словарь военных терминов DOD.