- someone who maintains and audits business accounts
- a person who directs and restrains
- a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine
a unit or circuitry that manages the information flow between storage disks and the computer.
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.Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary305.php
The corporate manager responsible for the firm's accounting activities. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20047
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 ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20447
The oscillating component â€` balance-wheel, foliot, or in modern watches an electronic vibrator â€` which, in conjunction with the escape-wheel, meters out the motive power of the watch and makes it a timekeeper. Â Where there is a separate carrier for the pallets, as in the lever escapement, this can
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(CONTROL SYSTEMS GLOSSARY) A device which controls another machine in the process directly, usually being wired to it directly.Found on http://www.instrument-net.co.uk/control_systemglossary.html
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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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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20505
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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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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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.Found on http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/music%20tech%20glossary/Music%20Tech%20Gl
The panel that controls the air conditioning system. In an installed system it is usually wall mounted with a temperature display.
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[ From control
, transitive verb : confer French contrôleur
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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/151
• (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. • (...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/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 ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/136
(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 ....Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/136
The controller is the device the player uses to enter commands into the console while a game is in progress.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21676
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.Found on http://www.ais-cpa.com/glosa.html
Generic term that typically refers to a combination preamp/surround processor or receiver. Can also refer to a handheld wireless remote.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21058
An electrical panel which performs many computer functions by which it operates an elevator.Found on http://www.thyssenkruppelevator.com/glossary.html
used to describe collective group of electronics that control the motor (e.g. drive, indexer, etc.).Found on http://www.empiremagnetics.com/glossary/glossary.htm#A
A device by means of which the operator controls the speed, acceleration, torque and/or direction or motor driven equipment.Found on http://www.mhia.org/learning/glossary/c
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...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Controller_(irrigation)
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...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Controller_(control_theory)
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