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Etymology 1Modificar

From Ancient Greek δαίμων (daimon), a god, goddess, divine power, genius, guardian spirit), from δαίω (daio), to divide, to distribute destinies, to allot).

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Daemon

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Daemons

Daemon (plural Daemons)
  1. (archaic) A demon.
  2. Patrono:Greek mythology A lesser deity between men and gods.
  3. One's inner spirit or daimon.
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Etymology 2Modificar

Perhaps an abbreviation of disk and execution monitor, or of device monitor, or perhaps just an adaptation of Etymology 1.

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Daemon

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Daemons

Daemon (plural Daemons)
  1. (computing, Unix) A process (a running program) that does not have a controlling terminal.
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  • (Unix): Often a daemon will be a server.
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daemon (genitive daemōnis); m, third declension

  1. a demon

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Patrono:Ladecl3par Patrono:La-decl-3rd-PAR

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fr:daemon la:daemon pt:daemon ru:daemon fi:daemon tr:daemon vi:daemon zh:daemon

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