control

  • 21 control — con|trol1 W1S1 [kənˈtrəul US ˈtroul] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(make somebody/something do what you want)¦ 2¦(power)¦ 3¦(way of limiting something)¦ 4¦(ability to stay calm)¦ 5¦(machine/vehicle)¦ 6¦(people who organize activity)¦ 7¦(scientific test)¦… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22 control */*/*/ — I UK [kənˈtrəʊl] / US [kənˈtroʊl] noun Word forms control : singular control plural controls Get it right: control: The noun control is sometimes followed by of and sometimes by over. The choice of preposition depends on the verb that comes… …

    English dictionary

  • 23 control — [1] A device or mechanism for adjusting a component. See cruise control. [2] The ability of the driver to make a vehicle perform as required. [3] To regulate. [4] Automatic or manual device used to stop, start, and/or regulate flow of gas, liquid …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 24 Control — Contents 1 Entertainment, sports and games 1.1 Literature 1.2 Film 1.3 …

    Wikipedia

  • 25 control — (Del fr. controle, doble registro, contracción de contrerole < role, registro.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 Acción o resultado de comprobar o examinar una cosa: ■ lleva el control de mercancías; la policía está realizando controles en todas las… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 26 control — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 power over sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, complete, full, total ▪ effective, proper (esp. BrE) ▪ close …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 27 control — n. 1) to establish; exercise, exert control over 2) to assume, take control of 3) to bring smt. under control (the fire was finally brought under control) 4) to wrest control from 5) to lose control of (she lost control of the car) 6) absolute;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 28 control — con|trol1 [ kən troul ] noun *** ▸ 1 power to make decisions ▸ 2 power over machine etc. ▸ 3 law limiting something ▸ 4 ability to stop problem ▸ 5 ability to remain calm ▸ 6 switch on machine ▸ 7 in scientific test ▸ 8 check rules are applied ▸… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 29 control — [[t]kəntro͟ʊl[/t]] ♦ controls, controlling, controlled 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N of/over n Control of an organization, place, or system is the power to make all the important decisions about the way that it is run. The restructuring involves Mr Ronson… …

    English dictionary

  • 30 Control-C — This article is about the keyboard shortcut. For the ASCII character, see end of text character. Control C is a common computer command. It is generated by pressing the C key while holding down the …

    Wikipedia

  • 31 control — controllable, adj., n. controllability, controllableness, n. controllably, adv. controlless, adj. controllingly, adv. /keuhn trohl /, v., controlled, controlling, n. v.t. 1. to exercise restraint or direction over; dominate; command …

    Universalium

  • 32 Control-Z — In computing, Control+Z is a control character in ASCII code, also known as the substitute (SUB) character or a keyboard shortcut. Strictly speaking …

    Wikipedia

  • 33 control*/*/*/ — [kənˈtrəʊl] noun I 1) [U] the power to make decisions about what happens in a situation The island is now under French control.[/ex] When Marie s father died, control of the business passed to her.[/ex] When we took control of the company, it was …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 34 control — Synonyms and related words: Masan, R and D, abate, ability, abnegation, absolutism, abstinence, acme, action, address, adeptness, administration, adroitness, airmanship, allay, alleviate, ancestral spirits, angel, aplomb, apparition, appearance,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 35 control — 01. They are unable to [control] their son, and he does whatever he wants. 02. All dogs in the park must be on a leash and under the [control] of their owners. 03. His wife really [controls] him. She s always telling him what to do. 04. The sale… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 36 Control-V — In computing, Control V is a control character in ASCII code, also known as the synchronous idle (SYN) character. It is generated by pressing the V key while holding down the …

    Wikipedia

  • 37 control — n. & v. n. 1 the power of directing, command (under the control of). 2 the power of restraining, esp. self restraint. 3 a means of restraint; a check. 4 (usu. in pl.) a means of regulating prices etc. 5 (usu. in pl.) switches and other devices by …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 38 control — {{#}}{{LM C10308}}{{〓}} {{SynC10553}} {{[}}control{{]}} ‹con·trol› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Inspección, fiscalización o comprobación atentas de algo: • Pasó el control de sanidad sin ningún problema.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} Dominio o mando ejercidos …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 39 control — /kən trəυl/ noun 1. the power or ability to direct something ● The company is under the control of three shareholders. ♦ to lose control of a business to find that you have less than 50% of the shares in a company, and so are not longer able to… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 40 control — /kən trəυl/ noun 1. the power or ability to direct something ● The company is under the control of three shareholders. ● Top management exercises tight control over spending. ♦ to gain control of a business to buy more than 50% of the shares so… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance


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