Regulation

As related to population dynamics, the control of population density. Also, a process that controls the rates of synthesis of proteins. Induction and repression are examples of regulation.

regulation

  1. an authoritative rule
  2. a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior

Regulation

A regulation is a rule or law designed to control or govern conduct. In statist mechanisms it can also be extended to monitoring and enforcement of rules as established by primary and/or delegated legislation. In this form, it is generally a written instrument containing rules having the force of statist law. (as opposed to natural law). Other for...
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regulation

(from the article `Business Overview`) The tobacco industry contended with many of 2007`s major trends—consolidation and regulation. As the U.S. Congress edged toward granting the FDA the ... ...somewhat similar histories. The lack of consensus regarding who may drink, how much of what may be drunk, and where and when and with whom...
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regulation

(L. regula rule) 1. in biology, the adaption of form or behaviour of an organism to changed conditions. 2. the power of a pregastrula stage to form a whole embryo from a part.
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regulation

(reg″u-la´shәn) the act of adjusting or state of being adjusted to a certain standard. in biology, the adaptation of form or behavior of an organism to changed conditions. the power to form a whole embryo from stages before the gastrula. the biochemical mechanisms that con...
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regulation

[adj] - prescribed by or according to regulation 2. [n] - the state of being controlled or governed 3. [n] - (embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered 4. [n] - an authoritative rule 5. [n] - the act of bringing to uniformity 6. [n] - ...
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Regulation

• (n.) A rule or order prescribed for management or government; prescription; a regulating principle; a governing direction; precept; law; as, the regulations of a society or a school. • (n.) The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated.
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regulation

regularisation noun the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
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regulation

adjective prescribed by or according to regulation; `regulation army equipment`
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Regulation

[Brussels] For other uses of the term regulation, see: Regulation. Regulation (verordening, règlement) in Belgium refers to legislation passed by the Brussels Parliament in exercise of its agglomeration competences and by the Common Community Commission in certain cases. ...
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Regulation

[EU] Regulation No 305/2011 (Construction Products Regulation) of the European Parliament and of the European Council is regulation of 9 March 2011 lays down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and replaces Construction Products Directive (89/106/EEC). The EU regulation is designed to simplify and clarify the ex...
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Regulation

[European Union] A regulation is a legal act of the European Union that becomes immediately enforceable as law in all member states simultaneously. Regulations can be distinguished from directives which, at least in principle, need to be transposed into national law. Regulations can be adopted by means of a variety of legislative procedures...
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Regulation

[magazine] Regulation is a quarterly periodical about policy published by the Cato Institute. It was started in 1977 by the American Enterprise Institute and acquired by Cato in 1989. Past editors have included current Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, Murray Weidenbaum, Christopher DeMuth, Walter Olson, and Peter Huber. Peter Van Doren...
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Regulation

Reg`u·la'tion noun 1. The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated. « The temper and regulation of our own minds.» Macaulay. 2. A rule or order prescribed for management or government; prescription; a regulating principle; a governing direction; p...
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regulation

1. <biology> The adaption of form or behaviour of an organism to changed conditions. ... 2. <embryology> The power of a pregastrula stage to form a whole embryo from a part. ... Origin: L. Regula = rule ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Regulation

1. The control of power converter output voltage(s). 2. Changes in output voltage due to changes in input supply or load. See Line regulation, Load regulation
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Regulation

A principle rule or law designed to govern or control.
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regulation

A rule adopted by a federal or state government executive branch agency. A regulation is based on and carries out a law.
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Regulation

A rule or law established by the federal or state government which sets procedures that a utility must follow.
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Regulation

A rule, adopted under authority granted by a statute, issued by a municipal, county, state, or federal agency. Although not laws, they have the force of law and often include penalties for violations. Regulations are not generally published in the books that contain state statutes or federal laws, but often must be obtained from the agency. To adop...
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Regulation

A statutory device approved by Parliament made under a general provision in an Act of Parliament, sometimes called delegated or subordinate legislation. Regulations often identify specific risks and set out specific action that must be taken. Regulations often contain absolute legal standards not qualified by the term reasonably practicable. See Eu...
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Regulation

Any government effort to influence the performance of the economy or the behavior of economic agents, especially firms, within it. Conflicts sometimes arise between domestic regulations and international commerce or commitments.
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Regulation

bodies whose job it is to see that media texts are not seen by the wrong audience (eg British Board of Film Censors) or are fair and honest (EG Advertising Standards Association)
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Regulation

conforming to regulations, official (e.g., the specified number of holes for a competition, or a clu
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