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Synonyms for regulator

an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest

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a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

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Regulators that utilize a single rubber element that performs the same function as both valve and actuator are known as flexible element regulators.
A simple choice will confront air regulators at a public hearing Friday in Diamond Bar: To put us back on the path toward clean air, or to condemn us to breathe smog for years to come.
What's more, after Europe's largest economy and financial market rejected the concept of central-bank oversight, the weight in European financial supervision is moving Eichel's way, towards decentralized financial regulators that are responsible to elected governments and lawmakers.
FEDERAL REGULATORS SCRUTINIZE the relevant product market and the geographic market in each case.
The Federal Reserve, which by charter has the responsibility for taking the lead on consumer protection issues among the bank regulators, admits as much: "There is no standard for determining if something's unfair or deceptive," says Adrienne Hurt, a managing counsel in the consumer affairs division of the Fed.
This hearing offers an opportunity to review the policy actions that have already been taken and to discuss the need for further action by financial regulators, central banks, or the Congress.
Regulators usually try to keep the insurance industry boring and dull.
However, within the energy sector the competencies of energy regulators vary widely, underlying the importance of gaining an overall understanding of the European regulatory landscape.
Regulator Marine has added two new dealers: One Brokerage in Australia and Global Marine Panama in Panama, building on Regulators domestic and international dealer expansion and growth across the last three years.
The NAIC has begun to listen seriously to the concern of the world's leading reinsurers and regulators in the European Union that national boundaries should not be a barrier to providing needed capacity.
Tenders are invited for Acquisition Of Regulators Filters And Gas Valve
The chairman said, 'I see no justification for having separate regulators for home loans.
2-A step down regulators with two 300-mA LDO (low drop out) regulators in a small LFCSP (lead-frame chip-scale) package.
John Mogg, president of the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER), has been nominated head of the new International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER).