optophone etymology

English word optophone comes from English -phone, English opto- (Eye, vision, light.)

Detailed word origin of optophone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phone English (eng) A device related to the telephone.. A device that makes a sound.. A speaker of a certain language.. A type of sound.
opto- English (eng) Eye, vision, light.
optophone English (eng) A device that transforms light into sound.. A device, used by the blind, that scans text and generates a different sound for each character.

Words with the same origin as optophone

Descendants of -phone
beth microphone trademark videotape
Descendants of opto-
optoacoustic optochemical optocoupler optoelectric optoelectronic optogalvanic optogenetic optogram optoisolated optoisolator optokinesis optokinetic optology optomagnonic optomechanics optometrically optometrist optometry optomotor optophobia optoporation optospintronics optotype optotypic