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monitored, past tense; monitors, 3rd person singular present; monitored, past participle; monitoring, present participle;
  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)

  1. the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it); "the monitoring of enemy communications plays an important role in war times"
  2. (monitor) keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance; "we are monitoring the air quality"; "the police monitor the suspect's moves"
  3. (monitor) proctor: someone who supervises (an examination)
  4. (monitor) admonisher: someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
  5. (monitor) check, track, or observe by means of a receiver
  6. (monitor) an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
  7. (Monitor //) 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. (Monitor (computer)) 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. ...
  9. (Monitor (NBC radio)) 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. ...
  10. (Monitor (NHS)) Monitor, also known as the Independent Regulator for NHS Foundation Trusts, is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom. Its purpose is to regulate NHS Foundation Trusts or Foundation Hospitals - hospitals that have opted out of direct governmental control. ...
  11. (Monitor (Polish newspaper)) The Monitor was the first newspaper in Poland, printed from 1765 to 1785, during the Polish Enlightenment. It was founded in March 1765 by Ignacy Krasicki and Franciszek Bohomolec, with active support from King Stanisław August Poniatowski. ...
  12. (Monitor (record label)) EMI Czech Republic is a record label in Czech Republic. Initially it was label Monitor. It was bought by EMI Records in 1994 and continued under the name Monitor / EMI s.r.o. Later it was renamed to EMI Czech Republic s.r.o.
  13. 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/or recording ...
  14. (Monitor) 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"
  15. (monitor) 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 ...
  16. (Monitor) A large structure rising above the surrounding roof planes, designed to give light and/or ventilation to the building interior.
  17. (Monitor) A unit of equipment that displays on the face of a picture tube the images detected and transmitted by a television camera.
  18. (Monitor) Studio speaker; supervise on-air sound; aircheck.
  19. (Monitor) The device used to view video pictures. These devices do not normally have television RF frequency receivers. They normally have composite, or component video inputs.
  20. (monitor) A video display terminal.
  21. (Monitor) Device that measures changes in some aspect of the patient's condition, such as heart rate, or of a piece of equipment-for example, concentration of oxygen delivered from the anesthetic machine. (A car speedometer is a monitor of road speed.)
  22. (monitor) In medicine, to regularly watch and check a person or condition to see if there is any change. Also refers to a device that records and/or displays patient data, such as for an electrocardiogram (EKG).
  23. (Monitor) a loudspeaker which is used to monitor the sound (either onstage or in the lighting/sound box) and not to relay it to the audience.
  24. (Monitor) A device that converts electronic signals into the video image that was generated by the camera and lens. The picture end of a CCTV system.
  25. (Monitor) Like your television, the monitor allows you to see the information that you are accessing.