optoelectric etymology

English word optoelectric comes from English electric, English opto- (Eye, vision, light.)

Detailed word origin of optoelectric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
electric English (eng) Being emotionally thrilling; electrifying.. Of or relating to an electronic version of a musical instrument that has an acoustic equivalent.. Of, relating to, produced by, operated with, or utilising electricity; electrical. (archaic) A substance or object which can be electrified; an insulator or non-conductor, like amber or glass.. (informal, uncountable, usually with definite article) [...]
opto- English (eng) Eye, vision, light.
optoelectric English (eng) (physics) Of or pertaining to the conversion of light energy into electricity.

Words with the same origin as optoelectric

Descendants of electric
antielectron coelectron dielectron electrion electron electron capture electron cloud electron cryomicroscopy electron donor electron number electron pair electron shell electronation electronlike free electron interelectron kiloelectronvolt millielectronvolt multielectron photoelectron quasielectron selectron teraelectronvolt unpaired electron
Descendants of opto-
optoacoustic optochemical optocoupler optoelectronic optogalvanic optogenetic optogram optoisolated optoisolator optokinesis optokinetic optology optomagnonic optomechanics optometrically optometrist optometry optomotor optophobia optophone optoporation optospintronics optotype optotypic