Definition of Maser

1. Noun. An acronym for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an amplifier that works on the same principle as a laser and emits coherent microwave radiation.

Generic synonyms: Amplifier
Specialized synonyms: Gas Maser



Definition of Maser

1. n. Same as Mazer.

Definition of Maser

1. Noun. (physics) a device for the coherent amplification or generation of electromagnetic radiation (especially of microwave frequency) by the use of excitation energy in resonant atomic or molecular systems ¹

2. Noun. (astronomy) Any celestial object that generates microwaves using the same method ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete spelling of mazer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maser

1. a device for amplifying electrical impulses [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maser

masculinized
masculinizes
masculinizing
masculinus
masculism
masculisms
masculist
masculists
masculy
masdar
masdevallia
mase
mased
maselyn
maser (current term)
masers
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mash-fat
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mashed potatoes
masheen
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masher

Literary usage of Maser

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1. Accounts of the Obedientiars of Abingdon Abbey by Abingdon Abbey, Richard Edward Gent Kirk (1892)
"Item remanet j maser' in custodia eiusdem TE, tempore Johannis ... Item rémanent j maser' et j coclear in custodia Johannis Benet. Item remanet j maser' in ..."

2. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1892)
"Item remanet j maser' in custodia eiusdem TE, tempore Johannis ... Item remanent j maser* et j coclear in custodia Johannis Benet. Item remanet j maser' in ..."

3. Andrea Palladio: His Life and Works by Banister Fletcher (1902)
"HOUSE AT maser FOR MONSIGNORE DANIELE BARBERO (Plates 29, 30).—This was erected on a mound, and has a central advancing block of two storeys in height, ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"maser, which, in the sing., means a spot, and also a streak or vein in wood, and in the plur. (masern) the measles (a spotted fever), whilst maserholz means ..."

5. History of England Under Henry the Fourth by James Hamilton Wylie (1894)
"The maser was a common article in every household. ... It contained six silver spoons, one maser, two silver cups, and " other goods," the whole valued at ..."

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