neuristor

noun

neu·​ris·​tor
n(y)u̇ˈristə(r)
plural -s
: a usually electronic device along which a signal propagates with uniform velocity and without attenuation

Word History

Etymology

neuron + transistor; from its functioning like a neuron and not requiring the use of transistors

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of neuristor was in 1960

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“Neuristor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neuristor. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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