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Definition of Monitor

Monitor

  1. One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. An ironclad war vessel, very low in the water, and having one or more heavily-armored revolving turrets, carrying heavy guns.
  5. 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.
  6. A monitor nozzle.

Monitor Quotations

We're going to be able to ask our computers to monitor things for us, and when certain conditions happen, are triggered, the computers will take certain actions and inform us after the fact.
Steve Jobs

I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
Andy Warhol

I don't want to run around and look at a shot through a monitor. That doesn't improve what I'm trying to do. I figure, once I've done my job, it's none of my business.
Johnny Depp

I tell people to monitor their self-pity. Self-pity is very unattractive.
Patty Duke

I love working with the actors eye-to-eye. I think something gets lost in translation, not only through a monitor, but when you leave the area where the actual scene is taking place.
Drew Barrymore
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Monitor Translations

monitor in Dutch is afluisteren
monitor in French is monitoriser, monitorisez, monitorisent, monitorer
monitor in Spanish is consola, supervisar

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