neuristor

noun
neu·​ris·​tor | \ n(y)u̇ˈristə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of neuristor

: a usually electronic device along which a signal propagates with uniform velocity and without attenuation

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First Known Use of neuristor

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neuristor

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

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“Neuristor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neuristor. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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