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[ley-zing] /ˈleɪ zɪŋ/
noun, Optics.
the generation of coherent light by a laser.
Origin of lasing
lase + -ing1


[leyz] /leɪz/
verb (used without object), lased, lasing. Optics.
to give off coherent light, as in a laser.
1960-65; back formation from laser Unabridged
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Examples from the web for lasing
  • Genetic research on dark crystal lasing simulate strong muscular development observed for these people.
  • His other trick is to boost the output power of the lasing material, neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet.
  • Existing optoelectronic devices depend on other materials, such as gallium arsenide, that are more amenable to lasing.
  • Some shoot out in useless directions, others are absorbed back into the lasing material itself.
  • Heller and co even suggest that rogue hot spots might be responsible for the lasing that occurs in random lasers.
  • We are going to do everything in our power to deter these lasing incidents.
  • The lasing cavity is operated above threshold and the gain of the laser is clamped to overcome the losses of the cavity.
British Dictionary definitions for lasing


(intransitive) (of a substance, such as carbon dioxide or ruby) to be capable of acting as a laser
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lasing in Medicine

lase (lāz)
v. lased, las·ing, las·es
To cut, divide, or dissolve a substance with a laser.

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