YAG

noun
\ ˈyag How to pronounce YAG (audio) \

Definition of YAG

: a synthetic yttrium aluminum garnet of marked hardness and high refractive index that is used especially as a gemstone and in laser technology

First Known Use of YAG

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for YAG

yttrium aluminum garnet

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“YAG.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/YAG. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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