English word monitor comes from Proto-Italic *moneō (Remind, warn.).
Monitor detailed word origin explanation
|*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 (eng) ||(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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