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- A sentry or guard.
- computer science a unique phrase of characters (a string), used to mark a document for processing by a computer program, also called a keyword. For example, an HTML tag such as '<table>' is a form of sentinel as its a unique phrase that is non-reaccuring in the english language. However the use of '<' and 'table' do occur in english but not in this form, so '<table>' is a relatively good sentinel phrase.
trans-top|A sentry or guard
Czech: hlÃdka f
Finnish: vartija, vahti
trans-top|a unique phrase of characters
to sentinel (third-person singular simple present sentinels, present participle sentineling or sentinelling, simple past sentineled or sentinelled, past participle sentineled or sentinelled)
- To watch over something as a guard.
trans-top|To watch over something as a guard
Finnish: vahtia, vartioida