Monitor etymology


English word monitor comes from Proto-Italic *moneō (Remind, warn.)

Etymology of monitor

Detailed word origin of monitor

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*moneō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Remind, warn.
moneo Latin (lat) I remind. I warn, advise.
monitus Latin (lat) Advice. Warning.
monitorem Latin (lat)
monitor English (en) (British, archaic) A student leader in a class.. (archaic) An ironclad.. (computing) A device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer.. (computing) A program for viewing and editing.. (engineering) A tool holder, as for a lathe, shaped like a low turret, and capable of being revolved on a vertical pivot so as to bring the several tools [...]

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