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American English: /ˈmɑnədər/
British English: /ˈmɒnɪtə/

Translation of monitor in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (screen)
    Example sentences
    • If you have a mouse with a scroll wheel you can change the size of fonts and images displayed on your monitor screen with a single click.
    • Computer monitors generally have a refresh rate of at least 60 Hz, meaning the screen is refreshed at least 60 times a second.
    • Alone at his desk, the detective glances up at the black login screen displayed on the computer monitor.
    1.2 (for measuring)
    Example sentences
    • These shortcomings underscore the appeal of so-called continuous glucose monitors, which check blood sugar levels scores of times a day.
    • A heart monitor clicked like a clock next to the bed.
    • He looked up to where the doctor was checking over the heart monitor.
  • 3 (Sch)
    encargado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    monitor, (-tora) (masculine, feminine) (Southern Cone)
    Example sentences
    • She shook her head and leaned against him as they walked out of the school, totally unnoticed by teachers and hall monitors.
    • The approach taken by some schools to introduce pupils as monitors had proved effective at tackling vandalism on buses.
    • Since the first grade he has been always an excellent pupil and the class monitor.

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (esp electronically)
    the project will be closely monitored
    se seguirá muy de cerca el desarrollo del proyecto
    (radio station/broadcast)
    Example sentences
    • Corporate spies could also use an inexpensive scanner radio to monitor the conversation.
    • Some employers will monitor telephone conversations.
    • Telephone conversations would be monitored during the gag period, it said.
    Example sentences
    • To specifically monitor the fluorescence signal, we placed a bandpass filter centered at 580 nm in front of the optical detector.
    • Anania says integration was important in metro area networking because transmissions need to be monitored at each node.
    • The negative peak was observed only if the PA signal had been monitored at low, and not high, frequencies.

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