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Monitress vs. Monitor

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Monitressnoun

A female mentor or advisor; a female observer.

Monitornoun

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.’;

Monitressnoun

(dated) A female monitor, or school leader.

Monitornoun

A device that detects and informs on the presence, quantity, etc., of something.

Monitressnoun

A female monitor.

Monitornoun

(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.’;

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Monitornoun

A studio monitor or loudspeaker.

Monitornoun

(computing) A program for viewing and editing.

‘a machine code monitor’;

Monitornoun

A student leader in a class.

Monitornoun

(nautical) One of a class of relatively small armored warships designed for shore bombardment or riverine warfare rather than combat with other ships.

Monitornoun

(archaic) An ironclad.

Monitornoun

A monitor lizard.

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Monitornoun

(obsolete) One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution.

Monitornoun

(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.

Monitornoun

A monitor nozzle.

Monitorverb

(transitive) To watch over; to guard.

Monitornoun

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.’;

Monitornoun

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.

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Monitornoun

Any large Old World lizard of the genus Varanus; esp., the Egyptian species (Varanus Niloticus), which is useful because it devours the eggs and young of the crocodile. It is sometimes five or six feet long.

Monitornoun

An ironclad war vessel, very low in the water, and having one or more heavily-armored revolving turrets, carrying heavy guns.

Monitornoun

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.

Monitornoun

A monitor nozzle.

Monitornoun

display consisting of a device that takes signals from a computer and displays them on a CRT screen

Monitornoun

someone who supervises (an examination)

Monitornoun

someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided

Monitornoun

an iron-clad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac

Monitornoun

electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions

Monitornoun

a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble

Monitornoun

any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles

Monitorverb

keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance

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