Star Trek device
that the crew
carries to protect their stock
. Phasers are weapons
with a wide array
, (not to be confused with a disrupter
In the dawn of the phaser settings spanned: Stun Kill and Shake'n Bake.
In the modern era settings were quantized, from 1-16.
Also a term used in various mathematics and Scientific Studies, too numerous to mention in this medium.