Control

In experiments; untreated subjects that affords a standard of comparison with those given crop protection treatment.
(i) Legislative; the use of legislation to control the importation and to prevent any spread of a pest within a country.
(ii) Physical; the use of mechanical (hand picking) and physical (heat, cold, radiation) methods of controlling pests.
(iii) Cultural; regular farm operations designed to destroy pests.
(iv) Chemical; the use of chemical pesticides as smokes, gas, dusts and sprays to poison pests.
(v) Biological; the use of natural predators, parasites and disease organisms to reduce pest populations.
(vi) Integrated; the very carefully reasoned use of several different methods of pest control in conjunction with each other to control pests with a minimum disturbance to the natural situation.
Any of a number of factors that affect the rate of change of a state variable in a simulation model. These controls are usually exercised through functional relationships (equations) for process rates....

Control

Operations Control Office
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The USS Control was an American Admirable Class minesweeper of 625 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Control was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 14.5 knots and carried a complement of 104. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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[Kid Sister song] `Control` is the debut single by American hip hop artist Kid Sister from her album Ultraviolet. The song was released via Fool`s Gold Records in 2007 (see 2007 in music) and is included in the Android operating system for mobile devices. ==Background and release== `Control` was co-written and produced by Alex Epton, better...
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[Starlight Express] Control is a character from the rock musical Starlight Express. Although it is never stated one way or the other, it is often assumed that Control is a boy. He narrates the show, and commentates on the races. Some sources claim that he is a child of nine years, although there is nothing to confirm this in the show`s libr...
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Control

50% of the outstanding votes plus one vote.
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Exerting actions to manipulate a system or environment in a goal-seeking manner.
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Economic reduction of crop losses caused by plant diseases.
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The functions performed at a ground control center to operate space-based instruments, in conjunction with commanding.
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(a) In experimental parapsychology a procedure undertaken in order to ensure that the experiment is conducted in a standard fashion and so that results are not unduly influenced by extraneous factors. See also control group, artefact.
(b) In spiritualism, a discarnate entity who communicates with a trance medium and who generally controls the t...
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Control

(a) In experimental parapsychology a procedure undertaken in order to ensure that the experiment is conducted in a standard fashion and so that results are not unduly influenced by extraneous factors. See also control group, artefact. (b) In spiritualism, a discarnate entity who communicates with a trance medium and who generally controls the tran...
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A system of points which are used as fixed references for positioning other surveyed features.
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[n] - a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another 2. [n] - a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance 3. [n] - the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc. 4. [n] - power to direct or determine 5. [n] - a mechanism that controls th...
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Control

holding constant all relevant variables except one in order to observe its effect
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One of the four Cs which involves the demonstration of commitment and leadership, supported by clear rules and procedures which are rigorously applied.
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In subscription promotion tests, the basic package against which other promotions are compared
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The treatment with which the drug being tested is compared – often placebo or a marketed drug.
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Processes employed to hold the conditions under which an investigation is carried out uniform or constant. In a true experimental design, the control group is the group that does not receive the intervention or treatment under investigation. The scores on the dependent variable for the control and the experimental groups are used to evaluate the e...
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A department of a railway organisation which makes decisions and directs the movement of trains and train workers.
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Con·trol' noun [ French contrôle a counter register, contr. from contr- rôle ; contre (L. contra ) + rôle roll, catalogue. See Counter and Roll , and confer Counterroll .] 1. A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct ...
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Con·trol' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Controlled ; present participle & verbal noun Controlling .] [ French contrôler , from contrôle .] [ Formerly written comptrol and controul .] 1....
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Con·trol' noun 1. (Machinery) The complete apparatus used to control a mechanism or machine in operation, as a flying machine in flight; specifically (Aëronautics) , the mechanism controlling the rudders and ailerons. 2. (Climatology) Any of the physical factors d...
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In research, control subjects or control procedures permit comparison with experimental results. The first controlled clinical research was probably done in 1875 by the British naval surgeon James Lind who, on board the HMS Salisbury, gave sailors with scurvy either oranges or lemons or cider or vinegar or nutmeg (or another treatment) and after ju...
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controller noun 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`
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noun the activity of managing or exerting control over something; `the control of the mob by the police was admirable`
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