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monitor

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːnətər; ˈmɒnɪtə(r)/

Translation of monitor in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (screen) monitor (masculine)
    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) monitor (masculine)
    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, (masculine, feminine), monitor, (masculine, feminine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)
    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/verbo transitivo

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