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mon·i·tor

 (mŏn′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. One that admonishes, cautions, or reminds, especially with respect to matters of conduct.
2. A pupil who assists a teacher in routine duties.
3.
a. A usually electronic device used to record, regulate, or control a process or system.
b. A video display or speaker used in a production studio to check audio or video quality: The sound engineer detected a hiss on the monitor.
c. Computers A device that accepts video signals from a computer and displays information on a screen; a video display.
4. Computers A program that observes, supervises, or controls the activities of other programs.
5. An articulated device holding a rotating nozzle with which a jet of water is regulated, used in mining and firefighting.
6.
a. A heavily ironclad warship of the 19th century with a low, flat deck and one or more gun turrets.
b. A modern warship designed for coastal bombardment.
v. mon·i·tored, mon·i·tor·ing, mon·i·tors
v.tr.
1. To check the quality or content of (an electronic audio or visual signal) by means of a receiver.
2. To check by means of an electronic receiver for significant content, such as military, political, or illegal activity: monitor a suspected criminal's phone conversations.
3. To keep track of systematically with a view to collecting information: monitor the bear population of a national park; monitored the political views of the people.
4. To test or sample, especially on a regular or ongoing basis: monitored the city's drinking water for impurities.
5. To keep close watch over; supervise: monitor an examination.
6. To direct.
v.intr.
To act as a monitor.

[Latin, from monēre, to warn; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mon′i·tor·ship′ n.

monitor

(ˈmɒnɪtə)
n
1. a person or piece of equipment that warns, checks, controls, or keeps a continuous record of something
2. (Education) education
a. a senior pupil with various supervisory duties
b. a pupil assisting a teacher in classroom organization, etc
3. (Electronics) a television screen used to display certain kinds of information in a television studio, airport, etc
4. (Computer Science) the unit in a desk computer that contains the screen
5. (Electronics)
a. a loudspeaker used in a recording studio control room to determine quality or balance
b. a loudspeaker used on stage to enable musicians to hear themselves
6. (Mechanical Engineering) a device for controlling the direction of a water jet in fire fighting
7. (Animals) any large predatory lizard of the genus Varanus and family Varanidae, inhabiting warm regions of Africa, Asia, and Australia. See also Komodo dragon
8. (Mining & Quarrying) mining Also called: giant a nozzle for directing a high-pressure jet of water at the material to be excavated
9. (Military) (formerly) a small heavily armoured shallow-draught warship used for coastal assault
vb (tr)
10. to act as a monitor of
11. (Mechanical Engineering) to observe or record (the activity or performance) of (an engine or other device)
12. (Broadcasting) to check (the technical quality of) (a radio or television broadcast)
[C16: from Latin, from monēre to advise]
monitorial adj
ˌmoniˈtorially adv
ˈmonitorˌship n
ˈmonitress fem n

mon•i•tor

(ˈmɒn ɪ tər)

n.
1. a student appointed to assist in the conduct of a class or school, as to help keep order.
2. a person who admonishes, esp. with reference to conduct.
3. something that serves to remind or give warning.
4. a device or arrangement for observing, detecting, or recording the operation of a machine or system, esp. an automatic control system.
5. an instrument for detecting dangerous gases, radiation, etc.
6. Radio and Television. a receiving apparatus used in a control room or studio for monitoring transmissions.
7. a component with a display screen for viewing computer data, television programs, etc.
8.
a. a former U.S. steam-propelled, armored warship of very low freeboard.
b. (cap., italics) the first of such warships, used by Union forces against the Merrimack in 1862.
9. a raised construction straddling the ridge of a roof and having windows or louvers for lighting or ventilating a building.
10. any lizard of the family Varanidae, of Africa, S Asia, the East Indies, and Australia, fabled to give warning of the presence of crocodiles.
v.t.
11. Radio and Television. to listen to (transmitted signals) on a receiving set in order to check the quality of the transmission.
12. to observe, record, or detect (an operation or condition) with instruments that have no effect upon the operation or condition.
13. to oversee, supervise, or regulate.
14. to watch closely for purposes of control, surveillance, etc.; keep track of.
v.i.
15. to serve as a monitor, detector, supervisor, etc.
[1540–50; < Latin: adviser =moni-, variant s. of monēre to advise, warn + -tor -tor]
mon′i•tor•ship`, n.

mon·i·tor

(mŏn′ĭ-tər)
1. A device that accepts video signals from a computer and displays information on a screen. See Note at pixel.
2. Any of various meat-eating lizards living in tropical regions of Asia and Africa, and in Australia and New Guinea. Monitors range in length from about an inch to 10 feet (2.5 centimeters to 3 meters), the largest being the Komodo dragon of Indonesia.

monitor


Past participle: monitored
Gerund: monitoring

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I monitored
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Present Continuous
I am monitoring
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been monitoring
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been monitoring
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Conditional
I would monitor
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Past Conditional
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monitor

1. The part of a ROM which holds instructions telling a CPU how to operate.
2. The computer screen.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monitor - someone who supervises (an examination)monitor - someone who supervises (an examination)
invigilator - someone who watches examination candidates to prevent cheating
supervisor - one who supervises or has charge and direction of
2.monitor - someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoidedmonitor - someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
defender, guardian, protector, shielder - a person who cares for persons or property
3.monitor - an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the MerrimacMonitor - an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
4.monitor - display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitormonitor - display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
computer monitor - a device that displays signals on a computer screen
video display, display - an electronic device that represents information in visual form
cathode-ray oscilloscope, CRO, oscilloscope, scope - electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
5.monitor - electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
television system, television - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
television monitor, tv monitor - monitor used in a studio for monitoring the program being broadcast
6.monitor - a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of troublemonitor - a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
cardiac monitor, heart monitor - a piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
electronic fetal monitor, electronic foetal monitor, fetal monitor, foetal monitor - an electronic monitor that monitors fetal heartbeat and the mother's uterine contractions during childbirth
7.monitor - any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australiamonitor - any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
genus Varanus, Varanus - type and sole extant genus of the Varanidae
African monitor, Varanus niloticus - destroys crocodile eggs
dragon lizard, giant lizard, Komodo dragon, Komodo lizard, Varanus komodoensis - the largest lizard in the world (10 feet); found on Indonesian islands
Verb1.monitor - keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance; "we are monitoring the air quality"; "the police monitor the suspect's moves"
sleuth, snoop, spy, stag - watch, observe, or inquire secretly
observe - watch attentively; "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"
2.monitor - check, track, or observe by means of a receiver
observe - watch attentively; "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"

monitor

verb
1. check, follow, record, watch, survey, observe, scan, oversee, supervise, keep an eye on, keep track of, keep tabs on Officials had not been allowed to monitor the voting.
noun
1. scanner, recorder, detector The heart monitor shows low levels of consciousness.
2. screen, VDU, visual display unit He was watching tennis on a television monitor.
3. guide, observer, supervisor, overseer, invigilator Government monitors will continue to accompany reporters.
4. prefect (Brit.), head girl, head boy, senior boy, senior girl As a school monitor he set a good example.
Translations
شَاشَةمُراقِب الصَّفمِرْقاب، جِهاز مُراقَبَهيُراقِب بالمِرْقاب
monitormonitorovatpředseda třídykontrolovat
monitorovervågepræfektskærm=-monitor
valvojamonitorinäyttönäyttöpäätetarkkailija
monitor
felügyelõ
bekkjarumsjónarmaîurhafa eftirlit meîskjár, eftirlitstæki
モニター
모니터
monitoriusseniūnasvaizduoklis
klases vecākaiskontrolētmonitorsvērot, sekot
monitormonitorować
monitormonitorovaťpredseda triedy
bildskärmmonitor
เครื่องควบคุม
ekrangörüntü birimigözcükontrol etmekmonitör
máy kiểm tra

monitor

[ˈmɒnɪtəʳ]
A. N
1. (TV, Comput, Med) → monitor m
2. (= person) → supervisor(a) m/f (Rad) → radioescucha mf (Scol) → encargado/a m/f (de la disciplina)
human rights monitorssupervisores de los derechos humanos
B. VT
1. (= control, check) [+ progress, process] → seguir (la marcha de), controlar; [+ elections] → observar; (with machine) → monitorizar, monitorear
we are monitoring the situation closelyestamos observando or controlando la situación de cerca
2. (Rad) [+ foreign broadcasts, station] → escuchar

monitor

[ˈmɒnɪtər]
n
(= screen) [computer] → moniteur m; [TV] → écran m de contrôle
He was watching a game of tennis on a television monitor → Il regardait un match de tennis sur un écran de contrôle.
(MEDICINE) (in hospital)monitoring m, moniteur m cardiaque
The patient was connected to the monitor → Le patient était relié au monitoring or au moniteur cardiaque.
(= overseer) [elections, political process] → contrôleur/euse m/f
(= minder) → contrôleur/euse m/f
vt
[+ progress] → contrôler
[+ voting, election, situation, ceasefire, activities] → contrôler
[+ heart beat] → contrôler
[+ foreign station] → être à l'écoute de

monitor

n
(Sch) → Schüler(in) m(f)mit besonderen Pflichten; stationery/book monitorSchreibwaren-/Bücherwart(in) m(f)
(TV, Tech: = screen) → Monitor m
(= observer)Überwacher(in) m(f); (of telephone conversations)Abhörer(in) m(f); (Rad) → Mitarbeiter(in) m(f)am Monitordienst
(also monitor lizard)Waran m, → Waranechse f
vt
foreign station, telephone conversationabhören; TV programmemithören
(= control, check)überwachen; personal expenditure etckontrollieren

monitor

[ˈmɒnɪtəʳ]
1. n
a. (Brit) (Scol) → capoclasse m/f (Am) (Scol) → chi sorveglia agli esami
b. (TV, Tech) (screen) → monitor m inv (Radio) (person) → addetto/a all'ascolto delle trasmissioni dall'estero
2. vt (foreign station, broadcast) → ascoltare le trasmissioni di; (machine, progress) → controllare; (discussion) → dirigere, fare da moderatore/trice in or di

monitor

(ˈmonitə) noun
1. a senior pupil who helps to see that school rules are kept.
2. any of several kinds of instrument etc by means of which something can be constantly checked, especially a small screen in a television studio showing the picture which is being transmitted at any given time. television monitor; computer monitor.
verb
to act as, or to use, a monitor; to keep a careful check on. These machines/technicians monitor the results constantly.

monitor

شَاشَة monitor monitor Monitor ενδείκτης monitor valvoja écran monitor monitor モニター 모니터 monitor overvåker monitor monitor монитор monitor เครื่องควบคุม gözcü máy kiểm tra 显示器

mon·i·tor

n. monitor.
1. instrumento electrónico usado para monitorear una función;
2. persona que supervisa una función o actividad;
v. monitorear, chequear sistemáticamente con un instrumento electrónico una función orgánica, tal como los latidos del corazón.

monitor

n monitor m; blood pressure — tensiómetro, baumanómetro (Mex), aparato para medir la presión de la sangre; cardiac — monitor cardíaco; event — monitor de eventos; fetal heart — monitor fetal, cardiotocógrafo; blood glucose — medidor m de glucosa en sangre, aparato para medir el azúcar en la sangre; Holter — monitor Holter, monitor cardíaco ambulatorio continuo de 24 horas; vt monitorizar, monitorear, seguir
References in classic literature ?
Meg was Amy's confidante and monitor, and by some strange attraction of opposites Jo was gentle Beth's.
It will happen; you KNOW it will," answered that stubborn monitor, Conscience.
I was going to make you a monitor next term, but I think I'd better wait a bit.
They discovered her proximity, dropped back until she was nearly broadside on to the former battleship, and signalled up the Theodore Roosevelt and the little Monitor.
That thought with which Dorothea had gone out to meet her husband--her conviction that he had been asking about the possible arrest of all his work, and that the answer must have wrung his heart, could not be long without rising beside the image of him, like a shadowy monitor looking at her anger with sad remonstrance.
This son it was who kept them in the neighborhood of London, for the Admiral was as fond of ships and of salt water as ever, and was as happy in the sheets of a two-ton yacht as on the bridge of his sixteen-knot monitor.
I looked at the card: "James Baxter, London Correspondent, New York Monitor.
She tried to silence that unwelcome monitor by laying the blame on Alban.
The Merrimac, the Monitor, the Tennessee, the Weehawken discharged enormous projectiles themselves, after having been armor-clad against the projectiles of others.
My own case of the internal sign is hardly worth mentioning, for rarely, if ever, has such a monitor been given to any other man.
Let me entreat you to throw off its humiliating bonds and to cease to order your affairs by that insensate monitor of brass and steel.
There is an inward monitor which bids me distrust its security