Meaning of CONTROL in English

I. verb (~led; ~ling) see: roll Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to check, test, or verify by evidence or experiments, to incorporate suitable ~s in , 2. to exercise restraining or directing influence over ; regulate , to have power over ; rule , to reduce the incidence or severity of especially to innocuous levels , intransitive verb to incorporate ~s in an experiment or study, see: conduct ~lability noun ~lable adjective ~ment noun II. noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1590 1. an act or instance of ~ling, skill in the use of a tool, instrument, technique, or artistic medium, the regulation of economic activity especially by government directive, the ability of a baseball pitcher to ~ the location of a pitch within the strike zone, restraint , reserve , one that ~s: as, a. an experiment in which the subjects are treated as in a parallel experiment except for omission of the procedure or agent under test and which is used as a standard of comparison in judging experimental effects, one (as an organism, culture, or group) that is part of a ~, a device or mechanism used to regulate or guide the operation of a machine, apparatus, or system, an organization that directs a spaceflight , a personality or spirit believed to actuate the utterances or performances of a spiritualist medium, see: power

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