Definitions for sentinelˈsɛn tn l, -tə nl
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sen•ti•nelˈsɛn tn l, -tə nl(n.; v.)-neled, -nel•ing; -nelled, -nel•ling.
(n.)a person or thing that stands watch; sentry.
(v.t.)to watch over as a sentinel.
Origin of sentinel:
1570–80; < MF sentinelle < It sentinella, der. of early It sentina vigilance
lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket(noun)
a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
A sentry or guard.
a unique string of characters recognised by a computer program for processing in a special way; a keyword.
The uE000147383uE001nowikiuE000147384uE001 tag is a sentinel that suspends web-page processing and displays the subsequent text literally.
To watch over as a guard.
He sentineled the north wall.
To post as guard.
He sentineled him on the north wall.
To post a guard for.
He sentineled the north wall with just one man.
one who watches or guards; specifically (Mil.), a soldier set to guard an army, camp, or other place, from surprise, to observe the approach of danger, and give notice of it; a sentry
a marine crab (Podophthalmus vigil) native of the Indian Ocean, remarkable for the great length of its eyestalks; -- called also sentinel crab
to watch over like a sentinel
to furnish with a sentinel; to place under the guard of a sentinel or sentinels
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Translations for sentinel
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- خَفير، حارِسArabic
- sentinelaPortuguese (BR)
- der WachpostenGerman
- valvur, tunnimeesEstonian
- זָקִיף, שוֹמֵרHebrew
- 보초, 감시인Korean
- پيره دار، څوكى دار، څاروPashto
- gözcü, nöbetçiTurkish
- 哨兵Chinese (Trad.)
- پہرہ دارUrdu
- sự canh gácVietnamese
- 哨兵Chinese (Simp.)
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