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laser beam

a beam of radiation produced from a laser, used in surgery, communications, weapons systems, printing, recording and various industrial processes.
Origin of laser beam
1960-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • So you can either shoot a laser beam out the back of a spacecraft or bounce one off a big solar sail to drive something.
  • The microscope uses a laser beam to map the surface of the plates.
  • In the case of lidar, the waves are in the form of an infra-red laser beam.
  • The team sends a laser beam through a vacuum that sits in the centre of a powerful magnet.
  • In the case of lidar, the waves are in the form of an infra-red laser beam sent from a satellite.
  • The materials return specific frequencies of light when struck by a laser beam.
  • The device is an infrared reader: push a button, and a laser beam reads the bar code of the targeted item.
  • The process begins as a single blue laser beam is split into the signal beam and reference beam.
  • Some researchers have even looked at the possibility of launching and powering a spacecraft on the tip of a powerful laser beam.
  • For example, bulging of the mirror surface can defocus a laser beam.

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