controller

a unit or circuitry that manages the information flow between storage disks and the computer.

controller

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

controller

(1) Any device -- for example, a keyboard, wind synth controller, or pitch-bend lever -- capable of producing a change in some aspect of a sound by altering the action of some other device. (2) Any of the defined MIDI data types used for controlling the ongoing quality of a sustaining tone. Strictly speaking, MIDI continuous controllers are numbere...
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Controller

(CONTROL SYSTEMS GLOSSARY) A device which controls another machine in the process directly, usually being wired to it directly.
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controller

(from the article `control theory`) In practice, the two steps are implemented by a single unit of hardware, called the controller, which may be viewed as a special-purpose computer. ... The purpose of the controller and actuating devices in the feedback system is to compare the measured output value with the reference input value and ....
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controller

(from the article `nervous system`) Plants respond to a variety of external stimuli by utilizing hormones as controllers in a stimulus-response system. Directional responses of movement ...
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Controller

• (n.) An iron block, usually bolted to a ship`s deck, for controlling the running out of a chain cable. The links of the cable tend to drop into hollows in the block, and thus hold fast until disengaged. • (n.) One who, or that which, controls or restraines; one who has power or authority to regulate or control; one who governs. • (...
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Controller

[computing] In computing and especially in computer hardware, a controller is a chip, an expansion card, or a stand-alone device that interfaces with a peripheral device. This may be a link between two parts of a computer (for example a memory controller that manages access to memory for the computer) or a controller on an external device t...
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Controller

[control theory] In control theory, a controller is a device, historically using mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic or electronic techniques often in combination, but more recently in the form of a microprocessor or computer, which monitors and physically alters the operating conditions of a given dynamical system. Typical applications of con...
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Controller

[irrigation] An irrigation controller is a device to operate automatic irrigation systems such as lawn sprinklers and drip irrigation systems. Most controllers have a means of setting the frequency of irrigation, the start time, and the duration of watering. Some controllers have additional features such as multiple programs to allow differ...
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Controller

Con·trol'ler noun [ From control , transitive verb : confer French contrôleur .] 1. One who, or that which, controls or restraines; one who has power or authority to regulate or control; one who governs. « The great controller of our fate Deigned to be man, and live...
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Controller

1) In MIDI, a device that generates a MIDI signal to control synthesizers, sound modules or sample playback units.
2) A remote control unit for a multitrack tape machine which controls transport functions as well as monitor selection switching functions and record ready/safe status of each track.
3) Any device generating a control voltage or ...
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controller

A circuit that manages the operation of some part of a computer and its communication with the rest of the computer.
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Controller

A controller is a device responsible for transferring data from a computer system to peripheral devi
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Controller

A controller is the name for a collection of actions in an MVC application. Routes direct a request to a controller's action. From there, the controller is used to manage the user's request and determine which business logic that are executed in an application.
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controller

A controller is the person in an ops room or transport office who allocates jobs to drivers. Also called a dispatcher.
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Controller

A device by means of which the operator controls the speed, acceleration, torque and/or direction or motor driven equipment.
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controller

A device that controls the operation of part or all of a system. It may simply turn a device on and off, or it may more subtly modulate the set point of components. Most controllers are automatic but have user input such as temperature set points, e.g. a thermostat. Controls may be analog or digital.
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Controller

A device that controls the transfer of data from a computer to a peripheral device and vice versa. For example, disk drives, display screens, keyboards, and printers all require controllers. In personal computers, the controllers are often single chips. When you purchase a computer, it comes with all the necessary controllers for standard component...
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Controller

A device that minimises the difference between a desired value (often called the setpoint) and a measured value (often called the process variable) by manipulation of an output.
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Controller

A device which let's you enter or change events into a computer or other digital device. Examples include keyboards, pitch and modulation wheels and wind controllers.
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Controller

A foreign corporation whose voting stock is more than 50% owned by U.S. stockholders, each of whom o
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Controller

A hardware peripheral held in the user's hands to perform all user inputs in interacting with a game.
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Controller

An electrical panel which performs many computer functions by which it operates an elevator.
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controller

An officer who supervises financial affairs of an entity. In internal control the controller is often the person with record keeping (general ledger) responsibilities, as contrasted with asset custody, management decision-making, and internal audit functions.
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