optocoupler etymology

English word optocoupler comes from English coupler, English opto- (Eye, vision, light.)

Detailed word origin of optocoupler

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
coupler English (eng) (music) A device that connects two keyboards of an organ together so that they play together.. (now, _, rare) Someone who couples things together, especially someone whose job it is to couple railway carriages.. A device used to convert electronic information into audible sound signals for transmission over telephone lines.. An electrical device used to transfer energy from one electric [...]
opto- English (eng) Eye, vision, light.
optocoupler English (eng) An optoisolator.

Words with the same origin as optocoupler

Descendants of opto-
optoacoustic optochemical optoelectric optoelectronic optogalvanic optogenetic optogram optoisolated optoisolator optokinesis optokinetic optology optomagnonic optomechanics optometrically optometrist optometry optomotor optophobia optophone optoporation optospintronics optotype optotypic