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Synonyms for control

Synonyms for control

to exercise authority or influence over

to bring one's emotions under control

to keep the mechanical operation of (a device) within proper parameters

the act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled

the continuous exercise of authority over a political unit

the keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself

Synonyms for control

a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another

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(physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc

a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment

discipline in personal and social activities

great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity

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a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance

the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.

control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage

check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard

verify by using a duplicate register for comparison

have a firm understanding or knowledge of


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in a bid to rein in controllably surging oil prices worldwide.
It has a fat wing with a large, full-span fixed leading edge slot that kicks in at high angles of attack, keeping the airflow attached and allowing the airplane to fly controllably at slow airspeeds.
Pigments that are incompletely coated with hydrophilic layer and hydrophobic finishes can be tailored to controllably release beneficial agents to the skin when activated by stratum corneum proteases.
Electric control of the electrostatic adhesion voltage permits the adhesion to be controllably and readily turned on and off.
VNUS' primary product is the VNUS Closure system, which uses a disposable radiofrequency catheter that controllably heats and closes diseased veins.
Scientists at the University of Surrey have developed a way to controllably create nanocomposites containing highly ordered nanoparticles, which may help build next-generation plastic electronics and artificial muscles.
This is most likely due to limitations in current techniques, where problems are encountered in selectively targeting the tumor and in homogenously and controllably distributing the heat within tumor tissues.
Cardium's InnerCool Therapies subsidiary is a San Diego-based medical technology company in the emerging field of temperature modulation therapy to rapidly and controllably cool the body in order to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to potentially lessen or prevent associated injuries such as adverse neurological outcomes.
n](k; [square root of 2n + 1[sigma]]) are such that for small values of k, it has a value close to one; and over a controllably short frequency range in the vicinity of k = 1/[sigma], it falls rapidly and monotonically to zero.
With additional curative agents the viscous material can be moulded into new products (Sangdo, Earnest, 1997) Supercritical water can be used to controllably depolymerize the rubber compounds.
is noted for first articulating and investigating how fine-scale structured materials can be controllably formed by inducing chaotic motions in melts.
The radial-mounted brakes slow the bike quickly and controllably, while the slipper clutch lets you bang down the gears without unsettling the rear.
Their new research result represents the world's first successful demonstration of controllably coupled qubits.
InnerCool's Celsius Control System integrates a number of desirable features including a slim catheter profile, a highly efficient flexible metallic heat transfer element, a built-in temperature monitoring sensor, and a programmable console capable of rapidly and controllably inducing, maintaining and reversing therapeutic cooling.
Flecknoe-Brown explains, "The controlled permeable (C-P) wine tank is a thermoplastic tank molded in a proprietary food-contact polyolefin blend which will controllably permeate atmospheric oxygen into stored wine.
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