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You can use powerful lasers to measure the distance of these objects, like radar or sonar.

This Raman spectroscopy shines laser light on a sample, then measures how the light bounces off.

SHERLOC, or Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman and Luminescence for Organics and Chemicals, will take similar measurements using an ultraviolet laser.

In one incident, a man is accused of aiming a laser pointer at a police helicopter.

Carbon, oxygen, nitrogen and other more complex substances must be available for life to both evolve and build radio transmitters or lasers to send signals through space.

Initially, it will be able to carry 1,000-pound satellite-guided bombs or 500-pound laser-guided weapons.

Where these laser-like missiles are falling out of the sky onto a city and you have to stop each of them from hitting the targets?

“The laser-wielding robot is a real threat,” Hetflaisz says.

Obama is widely believed to tap an ex-physicist who cuts military waste like a laser to become the next secretary of defense.

Green laser pointers shined in the faces of men in uniforms looking down from the roof of the National Palace.

Then, as though finding an error, he halted its operation and swung the laser-head back away from the work piece.

Casually, without even looking at the Security man, he had somehow centered the laser directly on him.

The theory behind the heat projector was simply an extension of the laser theory, plus a few refinements.

Or, I should say, the thing that is supposed to look like a laser component.

It looked like a keychain laser-pointer, or maybe a novelty light-saber.


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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laser, such as: bar, glow, radiation, ray, shaft, and beacon.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.