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v. lased, las·ing, las·es
To function as a laser; emit coherent radiation by the action of a laser.
1. To subject to laser light: lased the tissue during surgery.
2. To direct a laser used to guide munitions at (a target).
[Back-formation from laser.]
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(General Physics) (intr) (of a substance, such as carbon dioxide or ruby) to be capable of acting as a laser
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v.i. lased, las•ing.
to give off the coherent light of a laser; act as a laser.
[1960–65; back formation from laser]
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Past participle: lased
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