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

 sen·ti·nel /ˈsɛntnəl, ˈsɛntṇəl/

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

 sen·ti·nel /ˈsɛntṇəl/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 標記; 始終標記

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sen·ti·nel, n.
 1. One who watches or guards; specifically Mil., a soldier set to guard an army, camp, or other place, from surprise, to observe the approach of danger, and give notice of it; a sentry.
    The sentinels who paced the ramparts.   --Macaulay.
 2. Watch; guard. [Obs.] “That princes do keep due sentinel.”
 3. Zool. A marine crab (Podophthalmus vigil) native of the Indian Ocean, remarkable for the great length of its eyestalks; -- called also sentinel crab.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sen·ti·nel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sentineled or Sentinelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Sentineling or Sentinelling.]
 1. To watch over like a sentinel. “To sentinel enchanted land.” [R.]
 2. To furnish with a sentinel; to place under the guard of a sentinel or sentinels.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a person employed to watch for something to happen [syn: lookout,
           lookout man, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket]