sentinel

  • 1 Sentinel — may refer to:Guards* Border guard, a state agent who controls the security at borders * Honor guard, a ceremonial escortPlaces* Sentinel, Oklahoma * Sentinel Island (disambiguation) * Sentinel Islands, a pair of islands in the Andaman Islands *… …

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  • 2 Sentinel — (engl. für Wächter) bezeichnet: Sentinel (Fahrzeug), dampfgetriebenes Fahrzeug aus den 1920er Jahren dessen Herstellerfirma Sentinel Waggon Works das Prallluftschiff Sentinel 1000 aus den 1990er Jahren und das Projekt Sentinel 5000 einen… …

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  • 3 Sentinel — Sen ti*nel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sentineled}or {Sentinelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sentineling} or {Sentinelling}.] 1. To watch over like a sentinel. To sentinel enchanted land. [R.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with a sentinel; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Sentinel — Sen ti*nel, n. [F. sentinelle (cf. It. sentinella); probably originally, a litle path, the sentinel s beat,, and a dim. of a word meaning, path; cf. F. sente path. L. semita; and OF. sentine, sentele, senteret, diminutive words. Cf. {Sentry}.] 1 …

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  • 5 sentinel — [sent′ n əl] n. [Fr sentinelle < It sentinella, ult. < L sentire, to feel, SENSE] a person or animal set to guard a group; specif., a sentry vt. sentineled or sentinelled, sentineling or sentinelling 1. to guard or watch over as a sentinel… …

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  • 6 Sentinel — Sentinel, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 859 Housing Units (2000): 411 Land area (2000): 0.614016 sq. miles (1.590293 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.614016 sq. miles (1.590293 sq …

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  • 7 sentinel — ► NOUN ▪ a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch. ► VERB (sentinelled, sentinelling; US sentineled, sentineling) ▪ station a sentinel to keep watch over. ORIGIN Italian sentinella …

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  • 8 sentinel — index guardian, protect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 sentinel — (n.) 1570s, from M.Fr. sentinelle, from It. sentinella, perhaps (via a notion of perceive, watch ), from sentire to hear, from L. sentire feel, perceive by the senses (see SENSE (Cf. sense) (n.)) …

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  • 10 sentinel — [n] sentry guard, keeper, lookout, picket, protector, watchman/woman, watchperson; concept 348 …

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  • 11 Sentinel — Australian Cruiser Tank Mk. 1 Sentinel Un Sentinel en cours d essai en 1942 Caractéristiques générales Équipage 5 (chef de char, canonnier, chargeur, pilote, mitrailleur) Longueur 6,35 m …

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  • 12 sentinel — I. noun Etymology: Middle French sentinelle, from Old Italian sentinella, from sentina vigilance, from sentire to perceive, from Latin Date: 1579 sentry II. transitive verb ( neled or nelled; neling or nelling) …

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  • 13 sentinel — sentinellike, adj. sentinelship, n. /sen tn l/, n., v., sentineled, sentineling or (esp. Brit.) sentinelled, sentinelling. n. 1. a person or thing that watches or stands as if watching. 2. a soldier stationed as a guard to challenge all comers… …

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  • 14 sentinel — 1. noun a) A sentry or guard. They promised faithfully to bear their confinement with patience, and were very thankful that they had such good usage as to have provisions and light left them; for Friday gave them candles (such as we made… …

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  • 15 sentinel — UK [ˈsentɪn(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms sentinel : singular sentinel plural sentinels literary a sentry …

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  • 16 sentinel — /ˈsɛntənəl / (say sentuhnuhl) noun 1. someone or something that watches, or stands as if watching. 2. a soldier stationed as a guard to challenge all comers and prevent a surprise attack: to stand sentinel. –verb (t) (sentinelled or, US,… …

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  • 17 sentinel — See sentinel, sentry …

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  • 18 sentinel — I sentinel, sentry (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. watchman, guard, lookout, picket. See defense. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lookout, sentry, watchman; see guard . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. sentry, guard, watch, lookout, picket,… …

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  • 19 sentinel — [[t]se̱ntɪn(ə)l[/t]] sentinels N COUNT A sentinel is a sentry. [LITERARY, OLD FASHIONED] …

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  • 20 sentinel — [ sɛntɪn(ə)l] noun 1》 a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch. 2》 Medicine a thing that acts as an indicator of the presence of disease. verb (sentinels, sentinelling, sentinelled; US sentinels, sentineling, sentineled) station a… …

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