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laser beam (ˈleɪzə biːm) 



  1. a narrow beam of light produced by a laser

Example Sentences Including 'laser beam'

All very impressive, but on a jet crammed with passengers a " laser beam of lead "is hardly conducive to safety.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
And can you not be in constant communication with them by laser beam and television?
Asimov, Isaac The Complete Stories Volume 2
Build a saser that is based on the same principles and you can create a ` laser beam " of phonons with a narrow range of energies.
New Scientist (1999)
Coulter lay on a moveable bed while a red laser beam coming from a side wall made sure she was lined up with the accelerator beam.
canada.com (2004)
I have calculated the error deviation of a hand-held laser beam over 800m, to be more than 6m.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
Look, when Jenkins ' laser beam cut through the Field-warp, I myself was as close to death as anyone.
Asimov, Isaac The Complete Stories Volume 2
O The laser beam acts like a knife, cutting out the abnormal tissue.
Hufnagel, Dr Vicki & Golant, Susan K No More Hysterectomies
The laser beam at the top of the Luxor hotel can be seen from the moon.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The laser beam pockmarked the metal and the vapour recorded itself on the spectrograph.
Asimov, Isaac The Complete Stories Volume 2


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