monitor

Part of speech: noun

An adviser; a pupil in temporary charge of a class.

Part of speech: noun

A turreted inronclad with low, flat deck.

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Usage examples "monitor":

  1. 15.- I feel exceedingly discouraged at my own obstinacy in not keeping more humble, watchful, and attentive to the inward monitor. - "Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel", John Yeardley.
  2. Each monitor of the firmament moving in its own place according to its power with the magnet of its own nature to do the things it was created to do, until its work should be finished; then it falls from its place when its course is run, and is no more. - "The Secret of the Creation", Howard D. Pollyen.
  3. She, too, like the Monitor, had had her fill of fighting for that day. - "Terry's Trials and Triumphs", J. Macdonald Oxley.