What does monitor mean?

Definitions for monitor
ˈmɒn ɪ tərmon·i·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proctor, monitor(noun)

    someone who supervises (an examination)

  2. admonisher, monitor, reminder(noun)

    someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided

  3. Monitor(noun)

    an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac

  4. monitor, monitoring device(noun)

    display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor

  5. monitor(noun)

    electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions

  6. monitor(noun)

    a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble

  7. monitor, monitor lizard, varan(verb)

    any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles

  8. monitor, supervise(verb)

    keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance

    "we are monitoring the air quality"; "the police monitor the suspect's moves"

  9. monitor(verb)

    check, track, or observe by means of a receiver

Wiktionary

  1. monitor(Noun)

    Someone who watches over something; a person in charge of something or someone.

    The camp monitors look after the children during the night, when the teachers are asleep.

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

  2. monitor(Noun)

    A device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer.

    The information flashed up on the monitor.

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

  3. monitor(Noun)

    A program for viewing and editing, as in machine code monitor.

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

  4. monitor(Noun)

    A student leader in a class.

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

  5. monitor(Noun)

    A class of relatively small armored warships designed for shore bombardment or riverine warfare rather than combat with other ships.

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

  6. monitor(Noun)

    An ironclad.

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

  7. monitor(Noun)

    A monitor lizard.

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

  8. monitor(Verb)

    To watch over; to guard.

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

  9. Monitor(ProperNoun)

    Any of several publications e.g. the "Christian Science Monitor".

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

  10. Monitor(ProperNoun)

    A text of works or instruction which are not secret and may be written e.g. "Indiana Monitor and Freemasons' Guide".

    Etymology: From monitor, from perfect passive participle monitus, from verb monere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monitor(noun)

    one who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution

    Etymology: [L., fr. monere. See Monition, and cf. Mentor.]

  2. Monitor(noun)

    hence, specifically, a pupil selected to look to the school in the absence of the instructor, to notice the absence or faults of the scholars, or to instruct a division or class

    Etymology: [L., fr. monere. See Monition, and cf. Mentor.]

  3. Monitor(noun)

    any large Old World lizard of the genus Varanus; esp., the Egyptian species (V. Niloticus), which is useful because it devours the eggs and young of the crocodile. It is sometimes five or six feet long

    Etymology: [L., fr. monere. See Monition, and cf. Mentor.]

  4. Monitor(noun)

    an ironclad war vessel, very low in the water, and having one or more heavily-armored revolving turrets, carrying heavy guns

    Etymology: [L., fr. monere. See Monition, and cf. Mentor.]

  5. Monitor(noun)

    a tool holder, as for a lathe, shaped like a low turret, and capable of being revolved on a vertical pivot so as to bring successively the several tools in holds into proper position for cutting

    Etymology: [L., fr. monere. See Monition, and cf. Mentor.]

Freebase

  1. Monitor

    A monitor was the class of relatively small warship which was neither fast nor strongly armoured but carried disproportionately large guns. They were used by some navies from the 1860s until the end of World War II, and saw their final use by the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. The monitors of the 19th century were turreted ironclad warships inspired by the original USS Monitor; as well as coastal ships which closely followed her design. The term "monitor" also encompassed more flexible breastwork monitors, and was sometimes used as a generic term for any turreted ship. The term "monitor" also represents the strongest of riverine warcraft, known as river monitors. In the early 20th century, the term "monitor" was revived for shallow-draft armoured shore bombardment vessels, particularly those of the British Royal Navy: the Lord Clive class monitors carried guns firing heavier shells than any other warship ever has, seeing action against German targets during World War I. The Lord Clive vessels were scrapped in the 1920s.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. monitor

    A very shallow, semi-submerged, heavily-armoured steamer, carrying on her open deck either one or two plated revolving turrets, each containing either one or two enormous guns: originally designed by Ericson in the United States during the recent war, to combine the maximum of gun power with the minimum of exposure; they have been very formidable in sheltered and intricate waters, but it remains yet to be shown that they would be effective on the open sea.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'monitor' in Nouns Frequency: #2908

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'monitor' in Verbs Frequency: #513

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How to say monitor in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monitor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monitor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of monitor in a Sentence

  1. Britton Banowsky:

    Syverud said in a statement. RECRUITING HIT : The NCAA penalties included the reduction of three men's basketball scholarships a year for four years and recruiting restrictions will be enforced for two years. Jim Boeheim has what is regarded as the best recruiting class in Jim Boeheim long tenure coming in the fall. In its decision, The NCAA indicated that Syracuse can delay the scholarship reductions by one year in the case of any student-athletes that have a financial agreement with the university. Syracuse loses only Rakeem Christmas from this year's team and is at the 13-scholarship limit for 2015-16. MIDDLING MAN : The NCAA said several violations involved students and staff. The report added that academic violations stemmed from the director of basketball operations, who was hand-picked by Jim Boeheim to address academic matters and ended up violating academic integrity.'' The rule's pretty clear, the head coach has a duty to monitor activities in his program. Jim Boeheim did dispute that Jim Boeheim should be held accountable. There was controversy over that. It( the charge) was not effectively rebutted at all.

  2. The DHS report:

    Kay Stimson said, without commenting specifically on the DHS warning. The DHS report voiced confidence that malicious activity could be detected. In addition, local election officials, media organizations, and political campaigns carefully monitor local voting patterns, particularly in electorally significant jurisdictions, and are likely to detect and begin investigating potential anomalies quickly.

  3. Scott Gottlieb:

    We won't ignore data regarding the popularity of mint - and menthol-flavored [ vapes ] among kids, should the concern rise, we'll continue to use all available resources to monitor the rates and use patterns among youth and adults for these products, and we'll reconsider our policies with respect to these products, if appropriate.

  4. Betsy Lauppe Rhodes:

    Because of this, the project team included a paleontologist who would monitor excavations and document and preserve anything we found, what we were not expecting was this many fossils, of this variety. That was a complete surprise.

  5. Sloan Roach:

    Like those who are protesting, we had hoped and wanted to start the school year in-person. We had planned to serve students in that manner, as well as digitally, however, out of concern for our students, families, and employees we had to make the very difficult decision to start entirely digitally. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Gwinnett County, using that information to determine when we can safely pivot to in-person instruction.

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