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Definition an optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light
  • The nightclub has a laser light show.
  • We use a laser for precise cutting.
  • "In exactly twenty minutes, this laser beam will blow up the moon and send huge chunks of it crashing down upon every major city in the world!" laughed Dr. Diaper.
    Dav Pilkey  --  Captain Underpants (# 1)
  • laser = a device that concentrates intense light on a small spot
  • a laser beam carrying heavy power works best in vacuum
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • laser = an optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light
  • The NS laser, with modifications, has been standard police issue since 2023.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • laser = an optical device that produces an intense beam of light
  • The Laser-Matic 2000 blew up, tearing apart the old warehouse.
    Dav Pilkey  --  Captain Underpants (# 1)
  • You destroyed my Laser-Matic 2000.
    Dav Pilkey  --  Captain Underpants (# 1)
  • The huge laser beam turned off, and pieces of the machine began flying off in all directions.
    Dav Pilkey  --  Captain Underpants (# 1)
  • Heavy gears began shifting and spinning, and a laser beam from the crystal shot straight up through a hole in the roof.
    Dav Pilkey  --  Captain Underpants (# 1)
  • So George, Harold, and Captain Underpants frantically looked all over the Laser-Matic 2000, searching for a way to shut it down and stop the inevitable disaster.
    Dav Pilkey  --  Captain Underpants (# 1)
  • I summon all my own strength, focus it like a laser beam into the fingers and palm of my right hand.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • Some of the men wore night-vision headsets and all of them bristled with weapons—compact machine guns, laser-sighted pistols, combat knives.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Then he turned off the lights and took out a laser pointer.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • There's a catalogue, put together by Charna, a professional-looking computer-and-laser-printer affair.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat's Eye
  • She looks at me with those laser beam eyes of hers.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • For a minute she simply stares at the name centered at the top of the résumé, laser-printed in an elegant font.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • "There's a laser machine.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • Then he saw the eyes and the barrel of the gun, three dark orbs zeroed in on him like black laser beams.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Argon brushed past Foaly, pressing a laser disk into the console's player.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • There were virtual-reality suits with working laser guns.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief

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