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/ˈmänətər/,
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monitors, plural;
  1. Observe and check the progress or quality of (something) over a period of time; keep under systematic review
    • - equipment was installed to monitor air quality
  2. Maintain regular surveillance over
    • - it was easy for the enemy to monitor his movements
  3. Listen to and report on (a foreign radio broadcast or a telephone conversation)

  4. Check or regulate the technical quality of (a radio transmission or television signal)

Noun
  1. An instrument or device used for observing, checking, or keeping a continuous record of a process or quantity
    • - a heart monitor
  2. A person operating such an instrument or device

  3. A person who observes a process or activity to check that it is carried out fairly or correctly, esp. in an official capacity
    • - the independent judicial monitor
  4. A person who listens to and reports on foreign radio broadcasts and signals

  5. A jointed nozzle from which water streams in any desired direction, used in firefighting and hydraulic mining

  6. A raised section of roof running down the center of a railroad car, building, etc., providing light or ventilation; a clerestory

  7. A student with disciplinary or other special duties during school hours
    • - show the hall monitor your pass
  8. A television receiver used in a studio to select or verify the picture being broadcast from a particular camera

  9. A television that displays an image generated by a computer

  10. A loudspeaker, esp. one used by performers on stage to hear themselves or in the studio to hear what has been recorded

  11. A large tropical Old World lizard with a long neck, narrow head, forked tongue, strong claws, and a short body. Monitors were formerly believed to give warning of crocodiles

  12. A shallow-draft armored warship mounting one or two heavy guns for bombardment


  1. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance; "we are monitoring the air quality"; "the police monitor the suspect's moves"
  2. proctor: someone who supervises (an examination)
  3. admonisher: someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
  4. check, track, or observe by means of a receiver
  5. an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
  6. display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
  7. The Apple Monitor // was a CRT-based green monochrome 12-inch monitor manufactured by Apple Computer for the Apple II personal computer family. Apple didn't manufacture the monitor until halfway through the lifespan of the II series. ...
  8. The Monitor is a fictional character created by writer Marv Wolfman and artist George Pérez as one of the main characters of DC Comics' Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series.
  9. A monitor or display (sometimes called a visual display unit) is an electronic visual display for computers. The monitor comprises the display device, circuitry, and an enclosure. ...
  10. Monitor lizards also known as bayawak or goannas, genus Varanus, are members of the family Varanidae. They have a more distinctive upper set of teeth to intimidate their predators when in danger. ...
  11. Monitor is a weekly newsmagazine published in Podgorica, Montenegro.
  12. NBC Monitor was an American weekend radio program broadcast from June 12, 1955 until January 26, 1975. Airing live and nationwide on the NBC Radio Network, it originally aired beginning Saturday morning at 8am and continuing through the weekend until 12 midnight on Sunday. ...
  13. Any of several publications e.g. the "Christian Science Monitor"; A text of works or instruction which are not secret and may be written e.g. "Indiana Monitor and Freemasons' Guide"
  14. Someone who watches over something; a person in charge of something or someone; A device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer; A program for viewing and editing, as in machine code monitor; A class of warship designed for shore ...
  15. (monitoring) The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording the emissions of one's own or allied forces for the purpose of maintaining and improving procedural standards and security, or for reference, as applicable; The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/ ...
  16. (Monitored) The LAP monitors scores for all required analytes. PT performance monitoring is a continuous process that looks for trends of unacceptable performance across four testing events. ...
  17. (Monitoring (monitor)) Measurement of air pollution is referred to as monitoring. EPA, state and local agencies measure the types and amounts of pollutants in community air. ...
  18. (Monitoring) The act of overseeing the progress of a clinical trial, and of ensuring that it is conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and the applicable regulatory requirement(s).
  19. (Monitoring) The capture, analysis, and reporting of project performance, usually as compared to plan.
  20. (Monitoring) The ongoing assessment of work, progress, expenditure or achievement.
  21. (Monitoring) is concerned with assessing the implementation progress of a project or activity and identifying action to correct problems where they occur. ...
  22. (monitoring) (1) Routine observation, sampling and testing of designated locations or parameters to determine efficiency of treatment or compliance with standards or requirements. ...
  23. (monitoring) Evaluation of the firm’s system of quality control to provide reasonable assurance that it is designed appropriately and operating effectively.
  24. (Monitoring) Encompasses supervising, observing, and testing activities and appropriately reporting to responsible individuals. Monitoring provides an ongoing verification of progress toward achievement of objectives and goals.
  25. (Monitoring) Although Flag is not obligated to do so, it will have the right to review your communications on this web site to determine whether you comply with our Terms of Use. ...