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  Definition of monitor
  1. any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles
  2. a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
  3. electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions
  4. display consisting of a device that takes signals from a computer and displays them on a CRT screen
  5. an iron-clad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
  6. someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
  7. someone who supervises (an examination)
  8. keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
Similar Words: monitor lizard, varan, monitoring device, Monitor, admonisher, reminder, proctor, supervise, ride herd on

 

Hyponyms: African monitor, Varanus niloticus, Komodo dragon, Komodo lizard, dragon lizard, giant lizard, Varanus komodoensis, cardiac monitor, heart monitor, electronic fetal monitor, electronic foetal monitor, fetal monitor, foetal monitor, television monitor, tv monitor, invigilator, spy, stag, snoop, sleuth

 

Part Meronyms: television, television system, computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system

 

Member Meronyms: Varanus, genus Varanus

 

Derivational Morphology: supervise, ride herd on, warn, discourage, admonish, monish, caution, invigilate, proctor, supervision, supervising, superintendence, oversight, supervisor, monitoring

 

Language Translations:
Croatian: monitor   Dutch: monitor  
French: écran   German: Monitor  
Greek: οθόνη   Japanese: モニター  
Polish: monitor   Portuguese: monitor  
Russian: монитор   Serbian: екран  
Spanish: monitor   Swedish: bildskärm  
Turkish: ekran  
 
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