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monitor
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution.
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. Any large Old World lizard of the genus Varanus; esp., the Egyptian species ( V. Niloticus), which is useful because it devours the eggs and young of the crocodile. It is sometimes five or six feet long.
5. 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.
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