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monitor

 
Noun monitor has 7 senses
  1. monitor, monitoring device - display consisting of a device that takes signals from a computer and displays them on a CRT screen
    --1 is a kind of display
    --1 is a part of
     computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system
    --1 has parts: oscilloscope, scope, cathode-ray oscilloscope, CRO
  2. proctor, monitor - someone who supervises (an examination)
    --2 is a kind of supervisor
    --2 has particulars: invigilator
    Derived form: verb monitor1
  3. admonisher, monitor, reminder - someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
    --3 is a kind of defender, guardian, protector, shielder
  4. Monitor - an iron-clad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
    --4 is a kind of
    vessel, watercraft
  5. monitor - electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions
    --5 is a kind of
    electronic equipment
    --5 is a part of television, television system
    --5 has particulars: television monitor, tv monitor
  6. monitor - a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
    --6 is a kind of
    electronic equipment
    --6 has particulars:
     cardiac monitor, heart monitor; electronic fetal monitor, electronic foetal monitor, fetal monitor, foetal monitor
    Derived form: verb monitor1
  7. monitor, monitor lizard, varan - any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles
    --7 is a kind of lizard
    --7 is a member of Varanus, genus Varanus
    --7 has particulars:
     African monitor, Varanus niloticus; Komodo dragon, Komodo lizard, dragon lizard, giant lizard, Varanus komodoensis
Verb monitor has 1 sense
  1. monitor, supervise, ride herd on - keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
    --1 is one way to observe
    Derived forms: noun monitor6, noun monitor2, noun monitoring1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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