a weapon that incorporates a laser beam; a toy weapon which uses a laser; also, a device which uses a laser to read or record information
noun 1. a portable laser that emits monochromatic light over a long and narrow distance, used especially as a pointing device. noun a small pointing device that emits an intense beam of light and used during presentations to point out items on visuals
noun 1. Computers. a high-speed printer that uses a laser to form dot-matrix patterns and an electrostatic process to fuse metallic particles to paper a page at a time: capable of producing a variety of character fonts, graphics, and other symbols. noun 1. a quiet high-quality computer printer that uses a laser beam shining on […]
- Laser pump
laser pump A device used to excite atoms for stimulated emission in the production or amplification of laser signals. Optical resonators of lasers use laser pumps to induce stimulated emission; relay stations in fiber optic communications use laser pumps to boost signals. See more at laser.
- Laser ring gyro
noun 1. (aeronautics) a system of aerial navigation in which rotation is sensed by the measuring of the frequency shift of laser light in a closed circuit in a horizontal plane