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Definition of "monitoring" []

  • Present participle of monitor. (verb)
  • The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording the emissions of one's own or allied forces for the purpose of maintaining and improving procedural standards and security, or for reference, as applicable. (noun)
  • The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording of enemy emissions for intelligence purposes. (noun)
  • The act of detecting the presence of signals, such as electromagnetic radiation, sound, or visual signals, and the measurement thereof with appropriate measuring instruments. (noun)
  • The act of detecting the presence of radiation and the measurement thereof with radiation measuring instruments. (noun)

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Use "monitoring" in a sentence
  • "Originally, in English, the definition of the term monitoring was limited to characterizing “someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided”."
  • "If you think the monitoring is all done, you should check out the OCO mission."
  • "This monitoring is aimed at helping geologists understand the inner workings of volcanoes as well as providing warnings of impending eruptions, in the United States and in active areas around the world where U.S. military bases are located, such as the Philippines."