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mo nuh ter

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

  • Assigning an office switch-off monitor might sound a little like third grade, but it could cut carbon emissions by reducing electricity use, not to mention extending equipment life .
  • Felt that the Defense Department monitor was overzealous in wanting to monitor the PRC activity in the VEB; Did not feel monitoring was necessary because they the PRC could be .
  • To accomplish this, Space Command will assign one lead monitor to remain at the foreign launch base for the duration of the mission, and will typically form two teams of two .
News & Articles

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  • Ben Bernanke in Reuters
    In collaboration with our colleagues at the Treasury, we continue to carefully monitor developments in foreign exchange markets,Bernanke said, citing worry about inflation and also signaling limits to official tolerance of the dollar's fall.
  • Timothy Geithner in ABC News
    We will closely and regularly monitor the appreciation of the renminbi and will continue to work toward expanded US export opportunities in China,he said.
  • Barack Obama in Xinhua
    I want to thank the brave first responders who arrived immediately to save lives,said Obama. "My staff has been in touch with Mayor Fenty's office and will continue to monitor the situation."

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