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EnglishEdit

 
A carboxyhemoglobin saturation monitor
 
A CRT computer monitor
 
A monitor lizard

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin monitor (warner), from perfect passive participle monitus (warning), from verb monere (to warn, admonish, remind)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monitor (plural monitors)

  1. Someone who watches over something; a person in charge of something or someone.
    The camp monitors look after the children during the night, when the teachers are asleep.
    • 1829, Charles Sprague, To My Cigar
      And oft, mild friend, to me thou art
      A monitor, though still;
      Thou speak'st a lesson to my heart,
      Beyond the preacher's skill.
  2. A device that detects and informs on the presence, quantity, etc., of something.
  3. (computing) A device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer.
    The information flashed up on the monitor.
  4. A studio monitor or loudspeaker.
  5. (computing) A program for viewing and editing.
    a machine code monitor
  6. (Britain, archaic) A student leader in a class.
    • 1871, Henry William Pullen, The Fight at Dame Europa's School,
      So, as she did not like the masters to be prying about the play-ground out of school, she chose from among the biggest and most trustworthy of her pupils five monitors, who had authority over the rest of the Boys, and kept the unruly ones in order.
    • 1881, Talbot Baines Reed, The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's, Chapter X,
      But it was not so—at least, not always—for though they fell out among themselves, they united their forces against the common enemy—the monitors!
  7. (nautical) One of a class of relatively small armored warships designed for shore bombardment or riverine warfare rather than combat with other ships.
  8. (archaic) An ironclad.
  9. A monitor lizard.
  10. (obsolete) One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution.
    • Francis Bacon
      You need not be a monitor to the king.
  11. (engineering) 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 the several tools successively into position.
  12. A monitor nozzle.

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VerbEdit

monitor (third-person singular simple present monitors, present participle monitoring, simple past and past participle monitored)

  1. (transitive) To watch over; to guard.
    • 1993, H. Srinivasan, Prevention of Disabilities in Patients with Leprosy: A Practical Guide, World Health Organization, page 134,
      Monitoring refers to keeping a watch over patients to ensure that they are practising what they have learnt about disability prevention correctly.
    • 1997, Bekir Onursal, Surhid P. Gautam, Vehicular Air Pollution: Experiences from Seven Latin American Urban Centers, Volumes 23-373, page 239,
      During July 1989-February 1990 ambient SO2, was monitored using a mobile station in the residential-commercial neighborhood of Copacabana.
    • 2002, Mark Baker, Garry Smith, GridRM: A Resource Monitoring Architecture for the Grid, in Manish Parashar (editor), Grid Computing - GRID 2002: Third International Workshop, Springer, LNCS 2536, page 268,
      A wide-area distributed system such as a Grid requires that a broad range of data be monitored and collected for a variety of tasks such as fault detection and performance monitoring, analysis, prediction and tuning.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin monitōrem, accusative of monitor (warner).

NounEdit

monitor m (plural monitors)

  1. monitor, someone who watches
  2. teacher, educator
  3. (computing) monitor, display screen
  4. (nautical) monitor (type of warship)

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

monitor m

  1. monitor (computer display)

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English monitor, from Latin monitor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoː.niˌtɔr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ni‧tor

NounEdit

monitor m (plural monitors or monitorren, diminutive monitortje n)

  1. screen, display
  2. (audio) speaker boxes for monitoring sound, on stage directed at musicians or aimed at a sound engineer in a studio
  3. (historical) monitor (low-lying ironclad)
  4. (historical) monitor (small coastal warship specialised in shore bombardment)

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin monitor (warner), from perfect passive participle monitus (warning), from verb monere (to warn, admonish, remind).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmonitor]
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ni‧tor

NounEdit

monitor (plural monitorok)

  1. (computing) monitor (a device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative monitor monitorok
accusative monitort monitorokat
dative monitornak monitoroknak
instrumental monitorral monitorokkal
causal-final monitorért monitorokért
translative monitorrá monitorokká
terminative monitorig monitorokig
essive-formal monitorként monitorokként
essive-modal
inessive monitorban monitorokban
superessive monitoron monitorokon
adessive monitornál monitoroknál
illative monitorba monitorokba
sublative monitorra monitorokra
allative monitorhoz monitorokhoz
elative monitorból monitorokból
delative monitorról monitorokról
ablative monitortól monitoroktól
Possessive forms of monitor
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. monitorom monitoraim
2nd person sing. monitorod monitoraid
3rd person sing. monitora monitorai
1st person plural monitorunk monitoraink
2nd person plural monitorotok monitoraitok
3rd person plural monitoruk monitoraik

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Possessive forms of monitor
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. monitorom monitorjaim
2nd person sing. monitorod monitorjaid
3rd person sing. monitorja monitorjai
1st person plural monitorunk monitorjaink
2nd person plural monitorotok monitorjaitok
3rd person plural monitorjuk monitorjaik

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English monitor.

NounEdit

monitor m (invariable)

  1. monitor (apparatus)

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LatinEdit

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NounEdit

monitor m (genitive monitōris); third declension

  1. counselor, preceptor
  2. prompter

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative monitor monitōrēs
Genitive monitōris monitōrum
Dative monitōrī monitōribus
Accusative monitōrem monitōrēs
Ablative monitōre monitōribus
Vocative monitor monitōrēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • monitor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • monitor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

PolishEdit

NounEdit

monitor m inan

  1. (computing) monitor (display device)

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PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin monitōre.

NounEdit

monitor m (plural monitores, feminine monitora, feminine plural monitoras)

  1. monitor (someone who watches over something)
  2. monitor lizard (lizard of the genus Varanus)
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Etymology 2Edit

From English monitor.

NounEdit

monitor m (plural monitores, feminine monitora, feminine plural monitoras)

  1. (computing) monitor (computer display)
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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English monitor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mǒnitor/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ni‧tor

NounEdit

mònitor m (Cyrillic spelling мо̀нитор)

  1. monitor (computing, etc.)

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

monitor m (plural monitores)

  1. monitor (electronic device)

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monitor m (plural monitores, feminine monitora, feminine plural monitoras)

  1. instructor, monitor
  2. coach, trainer

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