They watched the press conference on a video monitor in a back room.
We put a baby monitor in the nursery.
U.N. weapons monitors and inspectors. Verb
Nurses constantly monitored the patient's heart rate.
We're in a good position to monitor and respond to customer concerns.
Government agents have been monitoring the enemy's radio communications. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Binance will continue to operate with longtime executive Richard Teng at the helm, and with an independent compliance monitor closely following its actions.—Megan Poinski, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 At the same time, the U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency reported for the first time that its monitors at the plant heard rockets being fired from somewhere close to the facility.—Marc Santora, New York Times, 27 Nov. 2023 The Asian water monitor skin is completed with a relic finish that gives it a textured, worn look.—Olivia Muenter, Peoplemag, 22 Nov. 2023 And the idea that watching CNN long-term in 16:9 on a 21:9 ultrawide monitor could impact a monitor's risk of burn-in is something that could easily be overlooked.—Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 21 Nov. 2023 The agency tested for the presence of toxic gases, such as benzene, and brought in mobile monitors to detect toxic metals including lead and arsenic.—Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2023 The Nablus ward was brightly lit and quiet, aside from the beeping monitors.—Hajar Harb, Washington Post, 17 Nov. 2023 Forgetting to slip on a wearable is easy, and hooking yourself up to a large monitor is intrusive.—Lizzy Lawrence, STAT, 17 Nov. 2023 These include lighting, plugs and switches, thermostats, locks, security and environment sensors, refrigerators, dishwashers, smoke alarms, air quality monitors, and more.—Jennifer Pattison Tuohy, The Verge, 14 Nov. 2023
Because of this risk, the FDA currently requires that patients who receive CAR-T cell therapies be monitored for 15 years after treatment.—Emily Mullin, WIRED, 29 Nov. 2023 Tools like Workday track employee performance, while project management tools like Trello or JIRA are excellent for monitoring project completions and measuring individual contributions.—Anna Frazzetto, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 On Target This fitness smartwatch will help your sister monitor her exercise, sleep, and other activities.—Moriah Mason, Southern Living, 28 Nov. 2023 His adopter should have a close relationship with a trusted veterinarian because the effects of Gumby's limb differences will need to be closely monitored over time.—Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 28 Nov. 2023 The agreement is non-binding and carries mostly general recommendations such as monitoring AI systems for abuse, protecting data from tampering and vetting software suppliers.—Reuters, NBC News, 27 Nov. 2023 Children’s advocates and lawmakers around the world have pushed technology companies to stop the online spread of abusive imagery by monitoring for such material on their platforms.—Kashmir Hill, New York Times, 27 Nov. 2023 They might also be caught in the middle of executives’ fixation with monitoring employee output and a disenchanted workforce still reeling from their waning flexibility and stagnant wages.—Chloe Berger, Fortune, 26 Nov. 2023 The two things Iceland’s scientists and emergency responders needed to do—monitor the magma around the clock while using that data to make sure harm to life and property is minimized—are being efficiently acted upon.—WIRED, 16 Nov. 2023 See More
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Noun and Verb
Latin, one that warns, overseer, from monēre to warn — more at mind