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Definition of Monitor

Monitor
Monitor Mon"i*tor, n. [L., fr. monere. See Monition, and cf. Mentor.] 1. One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution. You need not be a monitor to the king. --Bacon. 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. (Zo["o]l.) 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. [So called from the name given by Captain Ericson, its designer, to the first ship of the kind.] An ironclad war vessel, very low in the water, and having one or more heavily-armored revolving turrets, carrying heavy guns. 5. (Mach.) 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. Monitor top, the raised central portion, or clearstory, of a car roof, having low windows along its sides.
Monitor
Monitor Mon"i*tor, n. A monitor nozzle.

Meaning of Monitor from wikipedia

- Look up Monitor, monitor, Monitors, or monitors in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Monitor or monitor may refer to: Monitor, Alberta Monitor, Indiana...
- Monitor lizards are lizards in the genus Var****, the only extant genus in the family Varanidae. They are native to Africa, Asia, and Oceania, and one...
- A computer monitor is an output device that displays information in pictorial or text form. A monitor usually comprises a visual display, some circuitry...
- The Bengal monitor (Var**** bengalensis), also called common Indian monitor, is a monitor lizard distributed widely in the Indian Subcontinent, as well...
- Look up monitoring in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Monitoring may refer to: Monitoring (medicine), the observation of a disease, condition or one or...
- savannah monitor (Var**** exanthematicus) is a medium-sized species of monitor lizard native to Africa. The species is known as Bosc's monitor in Europe...
- Holter monitor (often simply Holter) is a type of ambulatory electrocardiography device, a portable device for cardiac monitoring (the monitoring of the...
- The Christian Science Monitor (CSM), commonly known as The Monitor, is a nonprofit news organization that publishes daily articles in electronic format...
- In the United States, a hall monitor may be either a student volunteer who is charged with maintaining order in a school's corridors, or an adult paraprofessional...
- A monochrome monitor is a type of computer monitor in which computer text and images are displa**** in varying tones of only one color, as opposed to a...