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Etched vs Laser - What's the difference?

etched | laser |

As an adjective etched

is cut or dug into the surface as by etching.

As a verb etched

is (etch).

As a noun laser is





  • Cut or dug into the surface as by etching.
  • * '>citation
  • Verb

  • (etch)
  • laser


    Etymology 1

    From LASER, Originally called an optical maser .


    (wikipedia laser) (en noun)
  • A device that produces a monochromatic, coherent beam of light.
  • A laser printer.
  • * 2004 , PC Mag (volume 23, number 9, 18 May 2004, page 117)
  • The bad news is that nearly every color laser is too big to share a desk with comfortably.
    * LASER ( acronym of light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation ) * optical maser , optical MASER
    See also
    * Taser


    (en verb)
  • To cut with a
  • (sports) To throw with laser-like precision
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=February 2, author=Dave Perkins, title=Steelers tiptoe past Cards, work=Toronto Star citation
  • , passage=None was any more sensational than No.6, a fantastic 27-23 last-gasp win over the Arizona Cardinals, cemented by a brilliant toe-sticking TD catch by Santonio Holmes in the back of the end zone with 35 seconds remaining on a pass lasered by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. }}

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Alternative forms

    * lasar


    (en noun)
  • A gum resin obtained from certain umbelliferous plants.
  • Such a plant.
  • See also
    * silphium, silfium, silphion