[mey-zer] /ˈmeɪ zər/
a device for amplifying electromagnetic waves by stimulated emission of radiation.
a device for amplifying microwaves, working on the same principle as a laser
1955, acronym from “microwave amplification (by) stimulated emission (of) radiation.”
Short for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. A device that generates coherent microwaves using the same principles as a laser. Masers are used in a variety of applications, including in atomic clocks. Natural masers are found in outer space when water or other substances are excited by radiation from a star or by the energy of a collision.
microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
[mah-suh-roo, maz-uh-roo] /ˌmɑ səˈru, ˈmæz əˌru/ noun 1. a town in and the capital of Lesotho, in the NW part. [luh-soo-too, -soh-toh] /ləˈsu tu, -ˈsoʊ toʊ/ noun 1. a monarchy in S Africa: formerly a British protectorate; gained independence 1966; member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 11,716 sq. mi. (30,344 sq. km). Capital: Maseru. /məˈsɛəruː/ […]
[mash] /mæʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to crush: He mashed his thumb with a hammer. 2. to reduce to a soft, pulpy mass, as by beating or pressure, especially in the preparation of food. 3. to mix (crushed malt or meal of grain) with hot water to form wort. noun 4. a soft, pulpy […]
1950, U.S. military acronym for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital.
entreaty, a levitical town in the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 6:74); called Mishal (Josh. 21:30).