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phaser

[′fāz·ər]
(communications)
Facsimile device for adjusting equipment so the recorded elemental area bears the same relation to the record sheet as the corresponding transmitted elemental area bears to the subject copy in the direction of the scanning line.
(electromagnetism)
Microwave ferrite phase shifter employing a longitudinal magnetic field along one or more rods of ferrite in a waveguide.
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Phasers are set to stunningly nostalgic as the bonds of trust between gung-ho Kirk and human-Vulcan science officer Spock are tested to the limit.
He said: "At present I've come across tunics, three phasers and a transporter."
BorgWarner supplies the first combination of its variable cam timing (VCT) technologies, including its patented cam torque actuated (CTA) phasers with mid-position lock and integrated center bolt, for Hyundais improved Lambda II V-6 engines.
Phasers are set to stunningly nostalgic as the bonds of trust between Kirk and Spock are tested to the limit.
In the much-anticipated sequel to the 2009 sci-fi reboot, Saldana can be seen firing phasers as good as the guys and romances Spock- Zachary Quinto, the New York Daily News reported.
THE VERDICT This much-anticipated sequel hits the sci-fi sweet spot quite brilliantly, with scintillating blends of spaceships, intergalactic villains, phasers, warm-and-witty banter and special effects.
PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE A Scientific Exploration of the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel | MICHIO KAKU ...
Their Scottish Star Trek included the classic line: "Set phasers tae malky".
Further, not only does this system eliminate the camshafts, drive chains/belts, cam phasers, and drive gears/pulleys, it also eliminates their rotational mass, parasitic losses, and cost.
They looked like Trekkies, prepared to blast us with their phasers. We ushered the boys inside to let the signing commence.
Or what about the tazer - very similar in shape and effect to our phaser? Soon, we will even be able to say, "Phasers on stun." There is a program right now in Los Angeles in which officers are being trained in the use of a goo-gun, which squirts a thick stream of sticky foam at an escaping suspect, rendering him or her immobile until capture or baby oil arrive to remove the foam.