"monitors" in the noun sense
1. proctor, monitor
someone who supervises (an examination)
2. admonisher, monitor, reminder
someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
4. monitor, monitoring device
display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions
a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
7. monitor, monitor lizard, varan
any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia fabled to warn of crocodiles
"monitors" in the verb sense
1. monitor, supervise
keep tabs on keep an eye on keep under surveillance
"we are monitoring the air quality"
"the police monitor the suspect's moves"
check, track, or observe by means of a receiver
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