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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.
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monitoring

(ˈmɒnɪtərɪŋ)
n
1. the act of being a monitor of something
2. (Mechanical Engineering) mechanical engineering the act of observing or recording an engine or other device or its activity or performance
3. (Broadcasting) the act of checking a radio or television broadcast or its technical quality
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

monitoring

1. The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording the emissions of one's own or allied forces for the purposes of maintaining and improving procedural standards and security, or for reference, as applicable.
2. The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording of enemy emissions for intelligence purposes.
3. The act of detecting the presence of radiation and the measurement thereof with radiation measuring instruments. Also called radiological monitoring.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monitoring - the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)monitoring - the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it); "the monitoring of enemy communications plays an important role in war times"
observance, watching, observation - the act of observing; taking a patient look
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Translations

monitoring

[ˈmɒnɪtərɪŋ]
A. N
1. [of process, situation] → supervisión f, control m; [of patient, elections] → observación f; [of agreement, law] → supervisión f
2. (Electronics) → monitorización f
3. (Rad) [of broadcasts, station] → escucha f
B. CPD [body, responsibility] → de observación, de verificación
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

monitoring

n
(of foreign station, telephone conversation)Abhören nt; (of TV programme)Mithören nt
(= controlling, checking)Überwachung f; (of personal expenditure etc)Kontrolle f
adj attrÜberwachungs-, Kontroll-; monitoring bodyKontrollorgan nt; monitoring functionÜberwachungs- or Kontrollfunktion f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mon·i·tor·ing

n. monitoreo, acción de monitorear;
blood pressure ______ de la presión arterial;
cardiac ______ cardíaco;
fetal ______ del corazón fetal.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

monitoring

n monitorización f, monitoreo, seguimiento; ambulatory ECG — monitorización electrocardiográfica ambulatoria, monitoreo electrocardio-gráfico ambulatorio
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ukkonen, "Biotelemetric wireless intracranial pressure monitoring: an in vitro study," International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol.
Significance of intracranial pressure monitoring after early decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe traumatic brain injury.
GlobalData's Medical Devices sector report, "Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2016" provides an overview of Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Devices currently in pipeline stage.
IRRAS stated that its clinical strategy is to provide a significantly improved solution for stroke and hematoma patients with less invasiveness and more efficacy, through the integration of aspiration, targeted infusion and intracranial pressure monitoring in a single robust device.
Twelve chapters are: intracranial pressure monitoring; transcranial Doppler monitoring; continuous EEG monitoring; cerebral oxygenation; brain tissue perfusion monitoring; cerebral microdialysis; cerebral autoregulation; neuroimaging; evoked potentials in neurocritical care; bioinformatics for multimodal monitoring; nursing: the essential piece to successful neuromonitoring; multimodal monitoring: challenges in implementation and clinical utilization.
Chinese expert consensus of neurotrauma and intracranial pressure monitoring. Chin J Neurosurg 2007;10:1083-4.
Andresen et al., "Intracranial pressure monitoring: invasive versus non-invasive methods-a review," Critical Care Research and Practice, vol.
Romner, "Intracranial pressure monitoring: Invasive versus non-invasive methods-a review," Critical Care Research and Practice, vol.
Aimed at practicing surgeons, surgical residents, and medical students, the 29 chapters address surgical techniques for various regions of the body, as well as bedside procedures and intracranial pressure monitoring and ventriculostomy.
Razumovsky said that simple, noninvasive TCD monitoring should be performed in the daily management of hospitalized TBI patients to complement other monitoring strategies, and it can be used alone in emergency situations when intracranial pressure monitoring is contraindicated or not readily available.
For instance, in one recently published randomized controlled trial of intracranial pressure monitoring (ICP) in patients with traumatic brain injury, functional outcomes were not superior in those cared for with an ICP monitor (the target being an ICP of less than 20 mm Hg) compared to those whose treatment was guided by the neurological examination and neuroimaging without any advanced monitors [26].