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laser

noun

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a device that produces a narrow and powerful stream of light that has many special uses in medicine, industry, etc.
  • doctors using a laser to perform delicate eye surgery

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The first known use of laser was in 1957

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“Laser.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laser. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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