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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mon·i·tor /ˈmɑnətɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mon·i·tor /ˈmɑnətɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 監視器; 監視程式; 監督; 顯示器; 監察器 MNTR;MON

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mon·i·tor n.
 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. Zool. 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.
 4.  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.
 6. A monitor nozzle.
 Monitor top, the raised central portion, or clearstory, of a car roof, having low windows along its sides.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: display consisting of a device that takes signals from a
           computer and displays them on a CRT screen [syn: monitoring
      2: someone who supervises (an examination) [syn: proctor]
      3: someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
         [syn: admonisher, reminder]
      4: an iron-clad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle
         with the Merrimac
      5: electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or
         content of electronic transmissions
      6: a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the
         operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
      7: any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa
         and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles [syn:
          monitor lizard, varan]
      v : keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance [syn:
          supervise, ride herd on]