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Definition of the adjective proto

What does proto mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. indicating the first or earliest or original
    • example: `proto' is a combining form in a word like `protolanguage' that refers to the hypothetical ancestor of another language or group of languages
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • usage: combining form
    • similar: early

Definition of the noun proto

What does proto mean as a name of something?


  1. Prototypical; preceding the proper beginning of something


  1. Proto: Stanley Proto—more commonly known simply as Proto and historically known as Plomb—is an American industrial hand tool company. It is a division of Stanley Black & Decker. The company is credited with creating the first combination wrench.
  2. Proto is a record label.


Proto is a six-member progressive rock band, originally from Memphis, moved to Chattanooga early January 2003, after recording their first EP release with new label Torrent Records LLC. Shaun West and J. Mark Crider began Proto with Erik Berkes in 2002.


Proto is a fictional character from the 2006 film Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society.


"Proto" is a video game.


  1. "Proto" is the second album by Irish musician Leo O'Kelly. It was originally planned for November 2002 but was released on February 4, 2003 by Clarinda & 1st. It contains a collection of previously unreleased tracks recorded from May 1975 to 2001.
  2. "Proto" is a musical album of Mumdance & Logos.
    • released on
  3. "Proto": Proto is an album by progressive rock band Proto.
    • released in (13 years ago)


  1. Proto is a national science magazine and website produced by Massachusetts General Hospital in collaboration with Time Inc. Content Solutions. The quarterly magazine was launched in 2005 and covers news in the field of biomedicine and health care, focusing on basic and clinical research, policy and technology. Recently featured topics include post-traumatic stress disorder, medical algorithms and medical devices. The magazine also includes interviews with major figures in the medical world and personal essays about patients’ experiences with health care. Articles from the magazine have been reprinted and cited in a number of well-known venues, including The Washington Post, and a Proto radio show was launched May 17, 2010, on ReachMD. Proto targets physicians, researchers, policymakers, health care leaders and others with an interest in science and health care.
  2. Proto is a make of automobile produced by Proto Motors.

Phrases with Proto

Phrases starting with the word Proto:

  1. Proto-
  2. Proto-Bantu
  3. Proto-Greek
  4. proto-norse
  5. Proto Pedata
  6. Proto-Celtic
  7. Proto-Eskimo
  8. Proto-Finnic
  9. Proto-Inupik
  10. Proto-Italic
  11. Proto-Slavic
  12. Proto-Turkic
  13. Proto-Uralic
  14. Proto-Vietic
  15. Proto-Iranian
  16. Proto-Japonic
  17. Proto-Oceanic

Phrases ending with the word Proto:

  1. Genus Proto
  2. Munida Proto
  3. Papilio Proto

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Google previewThe industries of the world, a course of technical education, ed. by J. Wylde (1881)

by James Wylde

the word proto means first ; and the chemist expresses by it the fact that the iron in the salt is in the first state of oxidation. If the crystals thus obtained be dissolved in a little water, and some tincture of galls is added, no colour will be produced, ...

Google previewFirst Outlines of a Dictionary of Solubilities of Chemical Substances (1864)

by Frank Humphreys Storer

proto. Deliquescent. Extremely soluble in N H, 0, Se 0, water, from which solution it is precipitated on the addition of alcohol. Perfectly insoluble in ether. (Muspratt, J. Ch. Soc, 2. 59.) II. ) bi. Permanent. Soluble in water.

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