optoisolator etymology

English word optoisolator comes from English isolator, English opto- (Eye, vision, light.)

Detailed word origin of optoisolator

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
isolator English (eng) A device that isolates something from the surrounding environment to keep it sterile.. An electrical device that detects short circuits and isolates them.
opto- English (eng) Eye, vision, light.
optoisolator English (eng) A device that transmits a signal optically between two isolated electronic circuits.

Words with the same origin as optoisolator

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