English edit

 
Red, green, and blue lasers

Etymology 1 edit

From LASER, acronym of light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. Coined by American physicist Gordon Gould in 1957. Originally called an optical maser.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈleɪz.ə(ɹ)/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈleɪzɚ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪzə(ɹ)

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laser (countable and uncountable, plural lasers)

  1. A device that produces a monochromatic, coherent beam of light.
  2. A beam of light produced by such a device; a laser beam.
  3. A laser printer.
    • 2004 May 18, PC Mag, volume 23, number 9, page 117:
      The bad news is that nearly every color laser is too big to share a desk with comfortably.
  4. (uncountable, medicine) Ellipsis of laser hair removal.
    I've still got a few more sessions of laser to get rid of the rest of my facial hair.
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laser (third-person singular simple present lasers, present participle lasering, simple past and past participle lasered)

  1. (transitive) To cut, destroy or treat with a laser.
    I'm having my eyes lasered to correct my astigmatism.
  2. (sports, informal, transitive) To throw or kick with laser-like precision.
    • 2009 February 2, Dave Perkins, “Steelers tiptoe past Cards”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      None was any more sensational than No.6, a fantastic 27-23 last-gasp win over the Arizona Cardinals, cemented by a brilliant toe-sticking TD catch by Santonio Holmes in the back of the end zone with 35 seconds remaining on a pass lasered by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
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Etymology 2 edit

From Latin laser.

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laser (plural lasers)

  1. A gum resin obtained from certain umbelliferous plants.
  2. Such a plant.
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laser inan

  1. laser

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From English laser.

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  • Hyphenation: la‧ser

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laser

  1. a device that produces laser
  2. a laser beam

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From English laser.

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laser

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) laser beam
  2. (Hong Kong Cantonese) beauty treatment that involves using laser

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laser m inan

  1. laser (source of light)

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  • laser in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • laser in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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Etymology 1 edit

From English laser.

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  • IPA(key): /lɛjsər/, [ˈlɛɪ̯sɐ] or IPA(key): /laːsər/, [ˈlæːsɐ]

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laser c (singular definite laseren, plural indefinite lasere)

  1. laser [from 1964]
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Etymology 2 edit

See las (rag, shred).

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  • IPA(key): /laːsər/, [ˈlæːsɐ]

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laser c

  1. indefinite plural of las

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Borrowed from English laser.

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laser m (plural lasers, diminutive lasertje n)

  1. laser (monochromatic, coherent beam of light)
  2. laser (device producing a monochromatic, coherent beam of light)
  3. Laser (dinghy)

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From English laser.

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laser

  1. laser

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Inflection of laser (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative laser laserit
genitive laserin laserien
lasereiden
lasereitten
partitive laseria lasereita
lasereja
illative laseriin lasereihin
singular plural
nominative laser laserit
accusative nom. laser laserit
gen. laserin
genitive laserin laserien
lasereiden
lasereitten
partitive laseria lasereita
lasereja
inessive laserissa lasereissa
elative laserista lasereista
illative laseriin lasereihin
adessive laserilla lasereilla
ablative laserilta lasereilta
allative laserille lasereille
essive laserina lasereina
translative laseriksi lasereiksi
abessive laseritta lasereitta
instructive laserein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of laser (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative laserini laserini
accusative nom. laserini laserini
gen. laserini
genitive laserini laserieni
lasereideni
lasereitteni
partitive laseriani lasereitani
laserejani
inessive laserissani lasereissani
elative laseristani lasereistani
illative laseriini lasereihini
adessive laserillani lasereillani
ablative laseriltani lasereiltani
allative laserilleni lasereilleni
essive laserinani lasereinani
translative laserikseni lasereikseni
abessive laserittani lasereittani
instructive
comitative lasereineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative laserisi laserisi
accusative nom. laserisi laserisi
gen. laserisi
genitive laserisi laseriesi
lasereidesi
lasereittesi
partitive laseriasi lasereitasi
laserejasi
inessive laserissasi lasereissasi
elative laseristasi lasereistasi
illative laseriisi lasereihisi
adessive laserillasi lasereillasi
ablative laseriltasi lasereiltasi
allative laserillesi lasereillesi
essive laserinasi lasereinasi
translative laseriksesi lasereiksesi
abessive laserittasi lasereittasi
instructive
comitative lasereinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative laserimme laserimme
accusative nom. laserimme laserimme
gen. laserimme
genitive laserimme laseriemme
lasereidemme
lasereittemme
partitive laseriamme lasereitamme
laserejamme
inessive laserissamme lasereissamme
elative laseristamme lasereistamme
illative laseriimme lasereihimme
adessive laserillamme lasereillamme
ablative laseriltamme lasereiltamme
allative laserillemme lasereillemme
essive laserinamme lasereinamme
translative laseriksemme lasereiksemme
abessive laserittamme lasereittamme
instructive
comitative lasereinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative laserinne laserinne
accusative nom. laserinne laserinne
gen. laserinne
genitive laserinne laserienne
lasereidenne
lasereittenne
partitive laserianne lasereitanne
laserejanne
inessive laserissanne lasereissanne
elative laseristanne lasereistanne
illative laseriinne lasereihinne
adessive laserillanne lasereillanne
ablative laseriltanne lasereiltanne
allative laserillenne lasereillenne
essive laserinanne lasereinanne
translative laseriksenne lasereiksenne
abessive laserittanne lasereittanne
instructive
comitative lasereinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative laserinsa laserinsa
accusative nom. laserinsa laserinsa
gen. laserinsa
genitive laserinsa laseriensa
lasereidensa
lasereittensa
partitive laseriaan
laseriansa
lasereitaan
laserejaan
lasereitansa
laserejansa
inessive laserissaan
laserissansa
lasereissaan
lasereissansa
elative laseristaan
laseristansa
lasereistaan
lasereistansa
illative laseriinsa lasereihinsa
adessive laserillaan
laserillansa
lasereillaan
lasereillansa
ablative laseriltaan
laseriltansa
lasereiltaan
lasereiltansa
allative laserilleen
laserillensa
lasereilleen
lasereillensa
essive laserinaan
laserinansa
lasereinaan
lasereinansa
translative laserikseen
laseriksensa
lasereikseen
lasereiksensa
abessive laserittaan
laserittansa
lasereittaan
lasereittansa
instructive
comitative lasereineen
lasereinensa

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Etymology 1 edit

From Latin laser.

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laser m (plural lasers)

  1. laser (umbelliferous plant)

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From English laser.

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laser m (plural lasers)

  1. (physics) laser
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laser

  1. (physics) to laser

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Borrowed from English laser.

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laser m (invariable)

  1. (physics) laser

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  1. ^ laser in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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lāser n (genitive lāseris); third declension

  1. the juice of the plant laserpitium, asafoetida
    Laser e silphio profluens.
    The flowing juice from the silphium.
    Cuius sucus laser vocatur.
    Whose juice is called the juice of the laserpitium.
  2. (botany) the plant laserpitium itself
    Lasaris radix.
    The root of the laserpitium.

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Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lāser lāsera
Genitive lāseris lāserum
Dative lāserī lāseribus
Accusative lāser lāsera
Ablative lāsere lāseribus
Vocative lāser lāsera

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From English laser.

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laser m (definite singular laseren, indefinite plural lasere, definite plural laserne)

  1. a laser

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From English laser.

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laser m (definite singular laseren, indefinite plural laserar, definite plural laserane)

  1. a laser

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Borrowed from English laser.

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laser m inan

  1. laser

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  • laser in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • laser in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Borrowed from English laser.

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laser m (plural lasers)

  1. laser (device that produces a monochromatic, coherent beam of light)

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Borrowed from English laser or French laser.

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laser n (plural lasere)

  1. laser

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  • IPA(key): /lâser/
  • Hyphenation: la‧ser

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lȁser m (Cyrillic spelling ла̏сер)

  1. laser

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laser c

  1. a laser (device)
  2. laser (as a technology)
  3. a laser (laser beam)
    Synonym: laserstråle
  4. a Laser (type of dinghy)

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Declension of laser 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative laser lasern lasrar lasrarna
Genitive lasers laserns lasrars lasrarnas

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