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See also: MASER, Maser, masér, and måser

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Etymology 1Edit

From MASER, an acronym for "Microwave Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation".

NounEdit

maser (plural masers)

  1. (physics) a device for the coherent amplification or generation of electromagnetic radiation (especially of microwave frequency) by the use of excitation energy in resonant atomic or molecular systems
  2. (astronomy) Any celestial object that generates microwaves using the same method
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Etymology 2Edit

See mazer.

NounEdit

maser (countable and uncountable, plural masers)

  1. Obsolete spelling of mazer

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Anglo-Norman macer.

NounEdit

maser

  1. Alternative form of macer

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English *maser, from Proto-Germanic *masuraz; reinforced by Anglo-Norman mazer.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːzər/, /ˈmaːzɛːr/

NounEdit

maser (plural masers)

  1. A maple bowl or cup, often with metal inlay; a mazer.
  2. The wood of the maple tree or similar wood.
  3. (rare, surgery) A artificial bone made of maple to repair skull injuries
  4. (rare) The maple tree (Acer campestre)
DescendantsEdit
  • English: mazer (obsolete outside of historic contexts)
  • Scots: maser
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Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

maser

  1. present tense of mase

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mǎseːr/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ser

NounEdit

màsēr m (Cyrillic spelling ма̀се̄р)

  1. masseur

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