Lase meaning

lāz
To subject to laser light.

Lased the tissue during surgery.

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To direct a laser used to guide munitions at (a target).
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To emit laser light.
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To function as a laser; emit coherent radiation by the action of a laser.
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To use a laser beam on, as for cutting.

The surgeon lased the elongated soft palate, cutting off the excess tissue and stopping the blood flow in one swipe.

The physical chemist lased the atoms as they passed between the electrodes to study their motion.

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(intransitive) To operate as a laser, to release coherent light due to stimulation.
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Origin of lase

  • Back-formation from laser

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Back-formation from laser., as if removing -er.

    From Wiktionary