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EtymologyEdit

monitor +‎ -ize

VerbEdit

monitorize (third-person singular simple present monitorizes, present participle monitorizing, simple past and past participle monitorized)

  1. (nonstandard) To watch carefully (by means of a monitor).
    • 1982, G. Niemeyer, Techniques in Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision, page 55:
      The microsystem, interfaced to the instrumentation system, monitorizes computed values on digital display and analogic plotter.
    • 1989, R Pistelli, “Comparison of The Performance of Two Mini Peak Flow Meters”, in Respiration, volume 56, page 103:
      Two mini peak flow meters commonly used to monitorize the peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) are compared to assess their agreement, precision and, with respect to a standard pneumotachygraph, accuracy.
  2. Misspelling of monetarize.