noun Optics.
the generation of coherent light by a laser.

lase + -ing1 Unabridged


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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lase (leɪz)
(intr) (of a substance, such as carbon dioxide or ruby) to be capable of acting as a laser

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

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Example sentences
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.
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