Yag meaning

yăg
The definition of a yag is a synthetic garnet used as a gem and in lasers.

An example of a yag is a garnet made of aluminum and yttrium.

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A hard synthetic yttrium aluminum garnet used in laser technology and as a gemstone.
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A type of synthetic garnet containing yttrium and aluminum, used in lasers and as a gem.
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Origin of yag

  • y(ttrium) a(luminum) g(arnet)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition