London has controlled the islands, about 300 miles off the Argentine coast, since 1833.
Riegner warned the Allies that Berlin had a plan to exterminate all Jews in countries occupied or controlled by Germany.
Our subjects take a controlled dose of synthesized psilocybin.
A Democratic city that elected Democratic leaders is now controlled by the appointee of a Republican governor.
Ukrainian government intercepts also purport to reveal Ukrainian separatists acknowledging they controlled SA-11 systems.
The popular employment of a word is not to be controlled by its scientific application.
Again the wild Tartar blood, leaping in her veins, controlled her.
Until the fifteenth century the Prior of Plympton controlled the affairs of Plymouth.
But he controlled himself and said: 'Let me be, wife; what ails you?
controlled observation is inquiry, it is search; consequently it must be search for something.
early 14c., "to check, verify, regulate," from Anglo-French contreroller "exert authority," from Medieval Latin contrarotulus "a counter, register," from Latin contra- "against" (see contra) + rotulus, diminutive of rota "wheel" (see roll (n.)). From a medieval method of checking accounts by a duplicate register. Sense of "dominate, direct" is mid-15c. Related: Controlled; controlling.
Control group in scientific experiments is attested from 1952 (from a sense of control attested since 1875).
1580s, from control (v.). Control freak is late 1960s slang.
control con·trol (kən-trōl')
v. con·trolled, con·trol·ling, con·trols
To verify or regulate a scientific experiment by conducting a parallel experiment or by comparing with another standard.
To hold in restraint; check.
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment.
An individual or group used as a standard of comparison in a control experiment.
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.