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Monitor may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...


Computers and technology

  • Monitor (synchronization), an approach to synchronize two or more computer tasks that use a shared resource
  • Computer monitor, a device that displays images generated by a computer
  • Foldback (sound engineering), the use of rear-facing speakers on stage during a music performance
  • Machine code monitor, software allowing users to view or change memory locations on a computer
  • Medical monitor, automated medical device that senses and displays a patient's vital signs
  • Studio monitor, a loudspeaker specifically designed for audio production applications
  • Supervisory control, a system that measures or controls data
  • Video monitor, a device that displays output from a video-generating device

A monitor is an approach to synchronizing two or more computer tasks that use a shared resource, usually a hardware device or a set of variables. ... Nineteen inch (48 cm) CRT computer monitor A computer display, monitor or screen is a computer peripheral device capable of showing still or moving images generated by a computer and processed by a graphics card. ... Foldback is the use of rear-facing loudspeakers on stage during a live music performance that is amplified with a public address system. ... The Commodore 128 included a built-in machine language monitor. ... A medical monitor is a medical device that displays a patients vital signs continually, without using paper. ... Studio monitors, also called reference monitors are loudspeakers specifically designed for audio production applications such as recording, film, television and radio studios. ... Supervisory control is a general term for control of many individual controllers or control loops, whether by a human or an automatic control system, although almost every real system is a combination of both. ... A video monitor is similar to a television. ...

Warships

  • Monitor (warship), a type of ship
  • River monitor, a class of warship used in inland waterways
  • USS Monitor, a United States Navy warship used during the American Civil War
  • USS Monitor (LSV-5) a United States Navy vehicle landing ship

A monitor was a special form of warship, little more than a self-propelled floating artillery platform that could move close inshore and give its support to military operations on land. ... River monitor was the strongest class of riverine warships. ... USS Monitor was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the United States Navy. ... The USS Monitor (LSV-5) was a vehicle landing ship built for the United States Navy during World War II. The lead ship of her class, she was named after the original USS Monitor (the first ironclad warship commissioned by the Navy), and was the second U.S. Naval vessel...

Media and entertainment

The Monitor was a character created by comic book writer Marv Wolfman and comics artist George Pérez as one of the main characters of DC Comics Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series. ... Monitor host Dave Garroway NBC Monitor was a weekend radio program broadcast from June 12, 1955 to January 26, 1975. ... Monitor was the first newspaper in Poland, printed from 1765 to 1785, during the times of the Polish Enlightenment. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and conform with our NPOV policy, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Monitor Records is a Hong Kong-based music shop selling various rare and alterative CDs and music items. ... Monitor Records is a New York City-based record label founded by Michael Stillman and his business partner Rose Rubin in 1956. ... 343 Guilty Spark (pronounced three-four-three) is a fictional character featured in the video games Halo: Combat Evolved (and its novelisation, Halo: The Flood) Halo 2 and Halo 3. ... Sir Huw Wheldon OBE MC (7 May 1916–March 14, 1986) was a BBC broadcaster and executive. ...

Place names

Monitor is a small town in Perry Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. ...

Other meanings

  • Fire monitor, a aimable and controllable water jet used for firefighting
  • Monitor (NHS), a United Kingdom government agency also known as the Independent Regulator for NHS Foundation Trusts
  • Monitor lizard
  • Hall monitor, a student who supervises the corridors of a school

Fixed fire monitor at a plastic manufacturing plant See also: Deluge gun. ... Monitor, also known as the Independent Regulator for NHS Foundation Trusts, is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom. ... Species Many, see text. ... For other uses, see Hall monitor (disambiguation). ...

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Computer monitor - definition of Computer monitor in Encyclopedia (480 words)
A computer display, monitor or screen is a computer peripheral device capable of showing still or moving images generated by a computer and processed by a graphics card.
Colour monitors may show either digital colour (each of the red, green and blue signals may be either on or off, giving eight possible colours: fl, white, red, green, blue, cyan, magenta and yellow) or analog colour (red, green and blue signals are continuously variable allowing the display of any combination).
Digital monitors are sometimes known as TTL because the voltages on the red, green and blue inputs are compatible with TTL logic chips.
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