[ noo-ris-ter, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˈrɪs tər, nyʊ- /


a microelectronic fiberlike device used in information processing.

Origin of neuristor

1955–60; neur- + -istor, as in transistor; so named because it acts like a nerve fiber Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Science definitions for neuristor


[ nu-rĭstər ]

An electronic component that processes electrical signals in a manner modeling the behavior of neurons.
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