laser drill

laser drill

[′lā·zər ‚dril]
(optics)
A drill in which concentrated light from a ruby laser generates intense heat for drilling holes as small as 0.0001 inch (2.5 micrometers) in diameter in tungsten, gemstones, and other hard materials.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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