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monitor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmonitormon‧i‧tor1 /ˈmɒnɪtə $ ˈmɑːnɪtər/ ●●○ S3 W3 AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 WATCHto carefully watch and check a situation in order to see how it changes over a period of time 🔊 Patients who are given the new drug will be asked to monitor their progress. 🔊 The government is monitoring the situation closely. 🔊 The temperature is carefully monitored.monitor what/how etc 🔊 We need a better system for monitoring what is going on.see thesaurus at check, watch2 PMSPYto secretly listen to other people’s telephone calls, foreign radio broadcasts etc 🔊 He suspected that his phone calls were being monitored.→ See Verb table
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monitorThe performance is then monitored and maintained in routine use by means of control charts.The ethical standards of Wall Street have to be monitored at all levels.This now provides several new windows to monitor details of program execution.Doctors monitored her progress during the night.Satellite technology means that enemy airwaves can be monitored more closely than ever beforeWe will of course monitor the campaign to assess its effectiveness.U.N. peacekeepers will be sent to monitor the ceasefire.Army intelligence has been monitoring the enemy's radio broadcasts.Assisting the anaesthetist to monitor the patient during anaesthetic and recovery to prevent complications to breathing and circulation.Nurses constantly monitor the patients' condition.There would be mechanisms to enable the Board to monitor the quality of service provided.carefully monitoredDosage and timing need to be carefully monitored.Once a suitable agent has been found, progress should be carefully monitored.The television industry is very structured and operators carefully monitored.What aid is given would need to be carefully monitored.Patients' diets were carefully monitored also, to ensure that they had a low-calcium diet.The opposite problem of loose motions or diarrhoea should also be carefully monitored and corrected through altering the patient's diet.During the next 18 months the no traffic zones will be carefully monitored to establish whether they should be permanently enforced.All gauges are carefully monitored with regular readings taken to establish the performance of the engine at different settings and temperatures.
monitormonitor2 ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TCRAMTscreen a television or part of a computer with a screen, on which you can see pictures or informationtelevision/TV/computer monitor 🔊 She was staring at her computer monitor.on a monitor 🔊 We could watch what was happening on the TV monitor.2 MHTCpiece of equipment for measuring a piece of equipment that measures and shows the level, speed, temperature etc of something 🔊 a heart monitor 🔊 The noise monitor recorded 98 decibels.3 somebody who watches an activity someone whose job is to watch an activity or a situation to see how it changes or develops, or to make sure that it is fair and legal 🔊 UN monitors will remain in the country to supervise the elections.peace/human rights etc monitors 🔊 The UN is sending peace monitors to the area.4 SESchild a child who has been chosen to help a teacher in some way in class5 TCBPGOsomebody who listens to radio someone whose job is to listen to news or messages on a radio and report on them
Examples from the Corpus
monitorYou spend hours staring at a monitor, so it should be a good one.I have a monitor which requires separate inputs for vertical hold, horizontal hold and signal.The other is $ 2,799 without a monitor.a monitor that shows the baby's heartbeata color monitorThe gauges and sonar screen are spread across the bottom third of the computer monitor.Ice monitors have been out drilling and measuring, and already the flat sea ice is strong enough to walk on.milk monitorsA security man was watching a row of monitors.They put monitors on me, and injections in my arms.At the same time, a canopy of strings induce sympathetic vibrations in resonant aluminum panels suspended between the monitors.The monitor has four lamps which indicate levels of energy leakage, and an alarm sounds if hazardous levels are found.television/TV/computer monitorAll of which meant that Sanchez watched the subsequent drama unfold from a television monitor.He watched the daily proceedings on a television monitor installed in his hospital room.Ultimate Challenge Golf is easy to install, but requires a computer monitor capable of rendering 64,000 colors.Following an invisible beam a miniature submarine hones in on the device, until it comes up on Simmo's television monitor.A glance at the television monitor showed that the Chancellor was on his feet, replying to the brief debate.The gauges and sonar screen are spread across the bottom third of the computer monitor.Screensafe comes with two earth conductors one to be attached to the computer monitor, the other to the keyboard.
From Longman Business Dictionarymonitormon‧i‧tor1 /ˈmɒnɪtəˈmɑːnɪtər/ verb [transitive] to carefully watch and check a situation in order to see how it changes or progresses over a period of timeThe company constantly monitors its performance against that of its competitors.→ See Verb tablemonitormonitor2 noun [countable]1COMPUTING the part of a computer that looks like a television and shows information SYN VDUa color monitor2an independent person whose job is to make sure that an activity, situation etc is fair or legalhuman rights monitors
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Verb table
monitor
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymonitor
he, she, itmonitors
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymonitored
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave monitored
he, she, ithas monitored
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad monitored
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill monitor
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have monitored
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam monitoring
he, she, itis monitoring
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you, we, theyare monitoring
Past
I, he, she, itwas monitoring
you, we, theywere monitoring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been monitoring
he, she, ithas been monitoring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been monitoring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be monitoring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been monitoring
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