control : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n power to direct or determine
- n a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
measures for the control of disease
they instituted controls over drinking on campus
- n (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc
the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired
he had lost control of his sphincters
- n a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw
- n the activity of managing or exerting control over something
the control of the mob by the police was admirable
- n the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
- n discipline in personal and social activities
she never lost control of herself
- n great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
- n a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine
the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly
I turned the controls over to her
- n a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
- n the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls
- v exercise authoritative control or power over
control the budget
- v lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
control your anger
- v handle and cause to function
control the lever
- v control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up
- v check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
Are you controlling for the temperature?
- v verify by using a duplicate register for comparison
control an account
- v be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
control the quality of the product
- v have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of
Do you control these data?
- She is Christian and pro-life, but also a supporter of birth control: she's a member of Feminists For Life (FFL), an anti-abortion, pro-contraception organization.
- Researchers say that hormonal birth control for men is as possible and safe as the Pill for women, but the pharmaceutical industry says there's no market.
- Her crusade to legalize birth control spurred the movement for women's liberation.
News & Articles
- Used Honda Civic Control Arm Replacement Added for Sale Online at AutoProsUSA.com
Used Honda Civic control arm replacement inventory is now included for online sale at the AutoProsUSA.com company. These control components are setup to provide OEM quality parts to vehicle owners or other purchasers of JDM parts online. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/honda-civic-control-arm/replacement-honda-parts/prweb10860614.htm
June 22, 2013 - PRWeb
- Watson takes control at Travelers, Harrington lurks
(Reuters) - Big-hitting American Bubba Watson took control of the Travelers Championship, fashioning a two-shot lead after Friday's second round at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Watson, the 2010 winner of the event, shot a three-under 67 to move to 10-under 130, two shots clear of Ireland's triple major champion Padraig Harrington (66) and PGA Tour rookie Patrick Reed (66 ...
June 21, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
- Active Control Explains Share Transaction and Updates By-Laws
Active Control Technology Inc. , a leading provider in the design, manufacture and marketing of both wireless and fiber network solutions for mine communications, the design and integration of wireless ...
June 20, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
- Barack Obama in ABC News
McChrystal's comments, as detailed in the Rolling Stone article, "does not meet the standards that should be set by a commanding general," the president said. "It undermines the civilian control of the military...... and it erodes the trust...
- Lindsay Lohan in Mirror.co.uk
My life has become unmanageable because I am addicted to alcohol and drugs,she said from the Cirque Lodge clinic. "I want to be healthy and gain control of my life and career, and have asked for medical help in doing so."
- Roza Otunbayeva in USA Today
The situation in the Osh region has spun out of control,Otunbayeva told reporters. "Attempts to establish a dialogue have failed, and fighting and rampages are continuing. We need outside forces to quell confrontation."