control

  1. power to direct or determine
  2. a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
  3. (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc
  4. a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
  5. the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
  6. discipline in personal and social activ......

    Control

    A department of a railway organisation which makes decisions and directs the movement of trains and train workers.
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    control

    in vaccine clinical trials, the control group is given either the standard treatment for the disease or an inactive substance called a placebo. The control group is compared with one or more groups of volunteers given experimental vaccines to detect any effects of the vaccines.
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    Control

    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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    Control

    : social networking is difficult to control because if people can't say something in one place they can blog or comment elsewhere. That can be challenging for hierarchical organisations used to centrally-managed websites.
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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 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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    control

    (dexterity) How slowly, smoothly, accurately, and precisely one can execute a motion or a series of motions. Also refers to the coordination and manipulation of individual muscles as opposed to chunking actions into large groups of muscles.
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    control

    (from the article `baseball`) ...is aiming at the strike zone, or a small part of it, 60 feet 6 inches (18.4 metres) away from the rubber on which his foot pivots in the act of ...
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    Control

    (from the article `Jackson, Janet`) She reemerged in 1986 with her breakthrough record Control, which featured five singles that topped the rhythm-and-blues charts, including two Top ...
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    control

    (kәn-trōl´) the governing or limitation of certain objects, events, or physical responses. a standard against which experimental observations may be evaluated, as a procedure identical to the experimental procedure except for the absence of the one factor being studied. conscious r...
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    control

    [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

    • (n.) Power or authority to check or restrain; restraining or regulating influence; superintendence; government; as, children should be under parental control. • (n.) That which serves to check, restrain, or hinder; restraint. • (n.) A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register; a coun...
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    control

    hold f contain verb lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; `moderate your alcohol intake`; `hold your tongue`; `hold your temper`; `control your anger`
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    control

    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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    Control

    [fictional character] Control is a fictional character created by John le Carré. Control is an intelligence officer who acts as the head of MI6 (often referred to as `the Circus` in the novels and films), the British overseas intelligence agency. He is a character in the novels The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Looking Glass War, and ...
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    Control

    [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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    Control

    [linguistics] In linguistics, control is a construction where the understood subject of a given predicate is determined by some expression in context. Stereotypical instances of control involve verbs. A superordinate verb `controls` a subordinate, non-finite verb. Control was intensively studied in the Government and Binding (GB) framework ...
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    Control

    [management] Controlling is one of the managerial functions like planning, organizing, staffing and directing. It is an important function because it helps to check the errors and to take the corrective action so that deviation from standards are minimized and stated goals of the organization are achieved in a desired manner. According to m...
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    Control

    [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

    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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    Control

    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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    control

    1) deliberate action resulting in the operation of an apparatus 2) a device which initiates the operation of an apparatus
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    Control

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    control

    A means of managing a risk, ensuring that a business objective is achieved or that a process is followed. Examples of control include policies, procedures, roles, RAID, door locks etc. A control is sometimes called a countermeasure or safeguard. Control also means to manage the utilization or behaviour of a configuration item, system or IT service....
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