verb (used with object), con·trolled, con·trol·ling.
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An 850-watt motor powers through hard veggies like carrots, while the two-speed control knob slows things down for softer fruits and vegetables.These juicers give you delicious, vitamin-packed drinks at home|PopSci Commerce Team|July 9, 2020|Popular Science
That way, officers in each untrained precinct served as a control until they too underwent training.There’s little evidence showing which police reforms work|Sujata Gupta|July 9, 2020|Science News
While everyone wants hate speech to be purged from the platform, advertisers also want a lot more control of their relationship with the social giant.
It can run all day thanks to a hose-attachment that provides continuous water, while a top-loading ice compartment with overflow tray aids in temperature control.Evaporative coolers to help you chill out without air conditioning|PopSci Commerce Team|July 8, 2020|Popular Science
A sealed chamber full of air surrounds a hydraulic piston with valves that control how much oil can go through.The real difference between a cheap bike and an expensive one|Stan Horaczek|July 8, 2020|Popular Science
British Dictionary definitions for control
verb -trols, -trolling or -trolled (tr)
- to regulate (financial affairs)
- to examine and verify (financial accounts)
- a device that regulates the operation of a machine. A dynamic control is one that incorporates a governor so that it responds to the output of the machine it regulates
- (as modifier)control panel; control room
Derived forms of controlcontrollable, adjectivecontrollability or controllableness, nouncontrollably, adverb
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see out of control; spin control.