optical computer

noun

Definition of optical computer

: a computer that uses light rather than electricity to transmit, store, and process data

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First Known Use of optical computer

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Optical computer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/optical%20computer. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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