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Spanish Word of the Day: Láser

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Láser

Inventos del siglo XX

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/25/2014
Word: Láser
(LÁ-ser), sustantivo masculino.
English: Laser
Etymology: Del inglés laser
Meaning: 1. Dispositivo electrónico que, basado en la emisión inducida, amplifica de manera extraordinaria un haz de luz monocromótico y coherente.
2. Este mismo haz.
Topic:Inventos del siglo XX
Example:

Charles Hard Townes (1915 – ), estadounidense, es considerado junto con Arthur Leonar Schawlow, el inventor del láser. En 1964 fue galardonado con el Premio Nobel de Física.

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