preelectronic

adjective
pre·​elec·​tron·​ic | \ ˌprē-i-ˌlek-ˈträ-nik How to pronounce preelectronic (audio) \
variants: or pre-electronic

Definition of preelectronic

: existing or occurring before the development of electronic devices preelectronic times The Miami-based company is founded on the admittedly romanticized ideal of preelectronic photography. You remember, don't you? That time … when it took practice and skill to compose a perfect photo.— Hannah Elliott

First Known Use of preelectronic

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Preelectronic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preelectronic. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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