Thread: TOS Phasers
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Old February 1 2013, 12:18 AM   #9
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Re: TOS Phasers

Timo wrote: View Post
Doesn't sound likely. A heater does heat things - surely a phaser will phase them!
Au contraire.

A laser doesn't lase things; it itself lases.

ETA: To clarify, while Wiktionary recognizes both transitive and intransitive forms of lase [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/lase], Merriam-Webster recognizes only the intransitive form [http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lase], which is my point.
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