verb \ˈlāz\

Definition of LASE

intransitive verb
:  to emit coherent light

Origin of LASE

back-formation from laser
First Known Use: 1962

Other Physics Terms

amplitude, centrifugal, centripetal, convection, gradient, hysteresis, kinetic, quantum


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