Monitress Mon"i*tress, Monitrix Mon"i*trix, n. A female monitor. [1913 Webster]

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  • monitress — noun /ˈmɒnɪtɹɪs/ A female mentor or advisor; a female observer. Maisie could feel his monitress stiffen almost with anguish against the increase of his spell and then hurl herself as a desperate defence from it into the quite confessed poorness… …   Wiktionary

  • monitress — /mon i tris/, n. 1. a female student who helps keep order or assists a teacher in school. 2. a girl or woman who admonishes, esp. with reference to conduct. [1740 50; MONIT(O)R + ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • monitress — n. female monitor, monitrix mon·i·tor || mÉ‘nɪtÉ™r / mÉ’ n. supervisor, device for regulating (esp. the transmission quality of radio and television broadcasts); screen, device that produces the visual display (Computers); one who oversees;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monitress — mon·i·tress …   English syllables

  • monitress — /ˈmɒnətrəs/ (say monuhtruhs) noun a female monitor …   Australian English dictionary

  • monitress — ˈmänə.trə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: monitor (I) + ess 1. : a woman that admonishes 2. : a girl that is a monitor in a school …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monitrix — Monitress Mon i*tress, Monitrix Mon i*trix, n. A female monitor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Marie Sundelius — (4 February 1884 27 June 1958) was a Swedish American classical soprano. She sang for many years with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City and later embarked on a second career as a celebrated voice teacher in Boston.[1] …   Wikipedia

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