verb (used with object), con·trolled, con·trol·ling.
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Which means eventually, he will have to accept more outside investors, though he is hoping it is one that won’t involve a change in control.Meet the unicorn founder that braved war zones and missed meetings to make his mark on the startup world|Lucinda Shen|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Traditional add-on aftermarket trailer brake control systems have to guess what is happening, and so they usually clamp down too hard at parking lot speeds, while not providing enough help when there’s a sudden backup on the highway.Backing up a trailer is really hard, but this $100,000 SUV offers a new solution|Dan Carney|November 19, 2020|Popular Science
On Android, all the major controls are listed in the Adjust tab, and when you tap on one, a slider will appear.Google Photos is better at image editing than you think|Harry Guinness|November 17, 2020|Popular Science
They were in control against the Chargers, who haven’t lost a game this year by more than 8 points.
To pair Leonard with George, the Clippers surrendered control of their first-round draft picks until 2028, well beyond either star’s prime.
The controllability of artificial light makes it superior to natural light in many ways.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh
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.