HyperDic: monitor

English > 9 senses of the word monitor / Monitor:
VERBperceptionmonitor, supervisekeep tabs on
perceptionmonitorcheck, track, or observe by means of a receiver
NOUNperson monitor, proctorsomeone who supervises (an examination)
person monitor, admonisher, remindersomeone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
artifactMonitoran ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
artifactmonitor, monitoring devicedisplay produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
artifactmonitorelectronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions
artifactmonitora piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
animalmonitor, monitor lizard, varanany of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia
monitor / Monitor > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'nahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > monitor: 9 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who supervises (an examination).
Synonymproctor
Narrowerinvigilatorsomeone who watches examination candidates to prevent cheating
BroadersupervisorOne who supervises or has charge and direction of
Spanishcensor, monitor, vigilante
Catalancensor, monitor
Verbsmonitorkeep tabs on
English > monitor: 9 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided.
Synonymsadmonisher, reminder
Broaderdefender, guardian, protector, shielderA person who cares for persons or property
Spanishmonitora, monitor
English > Monitor: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac.
Instance ofvessel, watercraftA craft designed for water transportation / transportation
CatalanMonitor
English > monitor: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningDisplay produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor.
Synonymmonitoring device
Part ofcomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
Partsoscilloscope, scope, cathode-ray oscilloscope, CROelectronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
Narrowercomputer monitorA device that displays signals on a computer screen
Broaderdisplay, video displayAn electronic device that represents information in visual form
Spanishmonitor
Catalanmonitor
English > monitor: 9 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningelectronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions.
Part oftelevision, television systemA telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
Narrowertelevision monitor, tv monitormonitor used in a studio for monitoring the program being broadcast
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
Spanishmonitor
Catalanmonitor
English > monitor: 9 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble.
Narrowercardiac monitor, heart monitorA piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart
electronic fetal monitor, electronic foetal monitor, fetal monitor, foetal monitorAn electronic monitor that monitors fetal heartbeat and the mother's uterine contractions during childbirth
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
Verbsmonitorkeep tabs on
English > monitor: 9 senses > noun 7, animal
MeaningAny of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles.
Synonymsmonitor lizard, varan
Member ofVaranus, genus Varanustype and sole extant genus of the Varanidae
NarrowerAfrican monitor, Varanus niloticusDestroys crocodile eggs
Komodo dragon, Komodo lizard, dragon lizard, giant lizard, Varanus komodoensisThe largest lizard in the world (10 feet)
Broaderlizardrelatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
Spanishvaran, varano
English > monitor: 9 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningkeep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "we are monitoring the air quality"
  • "the police monitor the suspect's moves"
Synonymsupervise
Narrowerspy, stag, snoop, sleuthwatch, observe, or inquire secretly
Broaderobservewatch / watch attentively
Spanishcontrolar, supervisar, vigilar
Catalancontrolar, vigilar
Nounsmonitora piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
monitorsomeone who supervises (an examination)
monitoringthe act of observing / observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)
English > monitor: 9 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningCheck, track, or observe by means of a receiver.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody
Broaderobservewatch / watch attentively

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