Associations to the word «Sentinel»


SENTINEL, noun. A sentry or guard.
SENTINEL, noun. (computer science) a unique string of characters recognised by a computer program for processing in a special way; a keyword.
SENTINEL, noun. Watch; guard.
SENTINEL, noun. A sentinel crab.
SENTINEL, verb. (transitive) To watch over as a guard.
SENTINEL, verb. (transitive) To post as guard.
SENTINEL, verb. (transitive) To post a guard for.
SENTINEL, proper noun. A ghost town in California.
SENTINEL, proper noun. A town in Oklahoma.
SENTINEL EVENT, noun. (medicine) Any unanticipated or unusual event in a medical setting which results in death or serious physical injury to a person or persons, specifically including limb loss or gross motor function.
SENTINEL EVENTS, noun. Plural of sentinel event

Dictionary definition

SENTINEL, noun. A person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca