Origin of controller
Examples from the Web for controller
Your controller, however, vibrates heavily with each movement.I Felt Like Showering After the First-Person Sex in ‘Grand Theft Auto’|Alec Kubas-Meyer|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A controller is the least effective way to control the game.
On the other hand, the Xbox One controller is nearly perfect.
It started from an already-excellent template (the Xbox 360 controller) and improved on it in almost every way.
Whenever the motors kick in, a high-pitched whirring sound emanates from the controller, which is a major distraction.
She received the Controller as she might have received a saintly miracle-worker, who had come to remove her goitre.The Patriot|Antonio Fogazzaro
It is the justification, and ought to be the controller, of all ends, but is not itself the sole end.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
The Controller checks daily the Clerk of the kitchens account.Early English Meals and Manners|Various
Normals could kill or imprison him, while a Controller would have a hard time doing either, directly.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
But the controller of the navy controls naval matters in ship-building, fitting, &c.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
British Dictionary definitions for controller
Word Origin and History for controller
late 14c., from Anglo-French contrerolleour (late 13c.), Old French contrerelleor (Modern French contrôleur), from Medieval Latin contrarotulator, agent noun from *contra-rotulare (see control (v.)). Mechanical sense is from 1867.