After all, the House GOP did a bang-up job of controlling spending when they had unified control of Washington, just a decade ago.
On paper, at least, he is still the unquestioned master and controlling authority of News Corp. and News International.
The key is learning different methods for controlling your nervous system through breath.
Let them know you do not want the State Board of Education controlling charter schools.
Mary Williams filed an appeal to the IRS in tax court last year, blaming her “controlling, abusive” husband for the problem.
"This is folly," cried Jack, controlling himself by a powerful effort.
Captain Candage was silent, controlling some visible emotions.
The roan mare was young and spirited, but not vicious, and the boy had no trouble in controlling her.
He is susceptible of deep and controlling religious impressions.
She was not in the habit of controlling herself or hiding her emotions.
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.