controller controller  /kən ˈtroʊ lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who maintains and audits business accounts
  2. (n) a person who directs and restrains
  3. (n) a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine

Usage(s):

  1. A fully rated controller at a busy airport can make between $45,000 and $60,000.
  2. One advantage of the new controller is that it not only is fun, it looks fun.
  3. The controller assigned the plane a transponder code for identification as the craft flew across the Los Angeles Basin.

News

  1. Napa-Vallejo Flea Market 4

    Used video game controller pads hang from the awning of a booth kept by Trinidad Enriquez; who sells secondhand video game accessories and games every Sunday at the Napa-Vallejo Flea Market.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The American Canyon Eagle

  2. Giant Katamari controller crafted from yoga ball, dreams

    Chris McInnis, Ron LeBlanc and Tom Gwozdz created this giant, extremely wonderful custom Katamari Damacy controller out of a yoga ball, a gutted DualShock 2, an Arduino microcontroller, some wood, a song in their hearts and the giant, cheshire-cat smiles on their assuredly happy little faces. The controller was built as the centerpeice of a larger, Katamari Damacy -themed installation at London ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  3. Controller / Finance Dept. Epworth Village, Inc. Epworth Village Inc.

    Controller / Finance Dept. Epworth Village, Inc. Epworth Village Inc. Controller / Finance Dept. Epworth Village, Inc. Epworth Village Inc. is seeking an experienced and detail-oriented individual as a Controller in the Finance Department.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: York News-Times

Quotes

  1. "The appointment of Carol as our corporate controller now completes the leadership team of our finance department," said Thain, a former Merrill Lynch CEO.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: John Thain Source: Financial News USA (press release)

  2. Another prominent Kurdish lawmaker, Mahmoud Othman, said while central government should be strong enough, "this does not mean that the government should be the controller of everything while regions and provinces have no power to do anything."
    on Nov 8, 2008 By: Mahmoud Othman Source: USA Today

  3. "The receiver will never get that money," Schwarzenegger said. "That's important to know because I will not give it to him. I don't think the controller will give it to him, and I don't think the legislators will give it to him."
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: FOXNews

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