Meaning of LASER in English

LASER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

laser disk

laser pointer

laser printer

laser surgery (= surgery done using a laser )

The doctor suggested laser surgery to improve her sight.

laser treatment (= treatment done with a laser )

Laser treatment can be technically difficult.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

new

Although the argon laser offered the best available treatment for a time, newer lasers have now superseded it.

If President Reagan wants some shiny new lasers , let him have them.

pulsed

Although the pulsed dye laser is often considered of limited value in mature portwine stain, Tan has recently reported excellent results.

With output parameters within the ideal boundaries, the pulsed dye laser provides far better results, particularly in children.

The pulsed dye laser is used to remove port wine stains which affect three in every 1,000 people.

■ NOUN

beam

Its motion can be detected - for example, by deflecting a laser beam that bounces off a mirror attached to the needle.

Even in a stream of traffic the laser beam can isolate the offending vehicles with an accurate read out of speed and range.

For obvious reasons, laser beams or submerged fluorescent wires can not be used to mark the start line.

Calibration is done insitu using a chopped laser beam to provide a known heat increment.

Stereolithography works by steering laser beams through a photosensitive liquid that solidifies when it is exposed to enough light.

In this technique atoms have their velocities reduced by running head-on into a laser beam tuned to their transition frequency.

The encoding is done by a fine laser beam burning a series of microscopic pits into the disc surface.

doppler

An important question in the interpretation of the laser Doppler readings is the depth of the measurement region.

The three colour laser Doppler Anemometer measures in three dimensions how fast a fluid is travelling past a given point.

dye

Although the pulsed dye laser is often considered of limited value in mature portwine stain, Tan has recently reported excellent results.

With output parameters within the ideal boundaries, the pulsed dye laser provides far better results, particularly in children.

The pulsed dye laser is used to remove port wine stains which affect three in every 1,000 people.

gun

Buff's face was full of hate and he was holding a laser gun .

I hid Buff's laser gun and used some long plants to tie him up.

You're a mercenary and you kill people with laser guns !

I wanted to take a laser gun and kill all those monsters.

Search the maze dodging the robots and auto-firing laser guns .

But I didn't have a laser gun so I couldn't destroy them.

The main improvement is a more powerful laser gun .

A display window on the laser gun provides an instant score-card.

light

The third works by making cancer cells susceptible to laser light which can be used to destroy them.

Using laser cooling, scientists trap the atoms, holding them within carefully tuned beams of laser light .

A stream of laser light , almost invisible in the near-vacuum, played across the creature's head and glistening body.

Highly monochromatic laser light is split by the mirror M to travel along the two arms.

Ruby laser light stitched the interior of the sanctum like thinnest threads of stronger flame within a dully glowing oven.

The neodymium glass laser , nicknamed Vulcan, provides pulses of intense laser light to two target laboratories.

The patient takes a drug which reacts to laser light .

Half a dozen beams of concentrated laser light converged on it, and it burst into fragments.

printer

Graphics handling is also quite impressive, on a par with much more expensive laser printers .

As a result, inkjets were merely an interesting alternative to high-priced laser printers or the older dot-matrix printers.

You can also attach the modem to a laser printer to form a receive-only fax.

Inkjets now can create black-on-white printouts that equal those of expensive laser printers .

This results in a clean, undistorted image which looks like it's come out of a laser printer rather than a fax machine.

C.. Preprinted forms on special paper for laser printers .

Support is provided for many popular printers as well as some laser printers, so quality of output will not be a problem.

The output is obtained on a high-quality laser printer , suitable for copying.

technology

Now it's hoped laser technology will protect customers and keep the fraudsters at bay.

The company makes medical devices that use laser technology for correcting nearsightedness and other eye disorders.

treatment

This represents a cost of £1000 per patient receiving laser treatment .

The screening programme cost £10 per patient screened and £1000 per patient requiring laser treatment .

Response to radiotherapy was assessed and further laser treatment performed if a viable tumour was identified.

As long as the cancers are detected early enough, laser treatment can save lives.

By laser treatment and radiotherapy we aimed to achieve the benefits of both while minimising complications.

A recent pilot study with combined laser treatment and radiotherapy in oesophageal cancer produced promising results.

Advances in keyhole surgery and laser treatment mean much speedier recovery.

The laser treatment she received means she is well on the way to recovery.

■ VERB

develop

Candela develops medical laser systems and is establishing a chain of cosmetic clinics based on the lasers.

use

More expensive systems use laser beams to follow lines.

You can use a laser to cut and you can use it on skin to reduce the wrinkles.

Calibration is done insitu using a chopped laser beam to provide a known heat increment.

In other words, I can precisely measure this surface by looking down at it using laser scanners and such.

Printout method for large, or intarsia, designs using a laser printer or inkjet printer and non-continuous single sheets of paper.

Visudyne therapy is a two-step procedure that uses medicine and lasers to restore vision.

Such cases are currently treated using laser therapy.

They use ink as opposed to the plastic toner used by lasers .

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