Definition of Regulator. Meaning of Regulator. Synonyms of Regulator

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Definition of Regulator

Regulator
Regulator Reg"u*la`tor (-l?`t?r), n. 1. One who, or that which, regulates. 2. (Mach.) A contrivance for regulating and controlling motion, as: (a) The lever or index in a watch, which controls the effective length of the hairspring, and thus regulates the vibrations of the balance. (b) The governor of a steam engine. (c) A valve for controlling the admission of steam to the steam chest, in a locomotive. 3. A clock, or other timepiece, used as a standard of correct time. See Astronomical clock (a), under Clock. 4. A member of a volunteer committee which, in default of the lawful authority, undertakes to preserve order and prevent crimes; also, sometimes, one of a band organized for the comission of violent crimes. [U.S.] A few stood neutral, or declared in favor of the Regulators. --Bancroft.

Meaning of Regulator from wikipedia

- regulator Pressure regulator Diving regulator Voltage regulator Regulator (sewer), a control device used in a combined sewer system Regulator, a device in mechanical...
- A voltage regulator is a system designed to automatically maintain a constant voltage level. A voltage regulator may use a simple feed-forward design or...
- A pressure regulator is a control valve that reduces the input pressure of a fluid or gases to a desired value at its output. Regulators are used for...
- In electronics, a linear regulator is a system used to maintain a steady voltage. The resistance of the regulator varies in accordance with the load resulting...
- The Regulators may refer to: The Regulators (novel), a novel written by Stephen King under the pseudonym 'Richard Bachman'. Known as the sister book to...
- A diving regulator is a pressure regulator that reduces pressurized breathing gas to ambient pressure and delivers it to the diver. The gas may be air...
- switcher) is an electronic power supply that incorporates a switching regulator to convert electrical power efficiently. Like other power supplies, an...
- A voltage regulator module (VRM), sometimes called processor power module (PPM), is a buck converter that provides a microprocessor the appropriate supply...
- The War of the Regulation, also known as Regulator Movement, was an uprising in the British North America's Carolina colonies, lasting from about 1765...
- Acidity regulators, or pH control agents, are food additives used to change or maintain pH (acidity or basicity). They can be organic or mineral acids...
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