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 valve that controls the pressure of a fluid or gas to a desired value. Regulators are used for gases and liquids, and can be...
- 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 controls the pressure of breathing gas for diving. The most commonly recognised application is to reduce...
- In electronics, a linear regulator is a system used to maintain a steady voltage. The resistance of the regulator varies in accordance with both the input...
- The War of the Regulation, also known as the Regulator movement, was an uprising in British America's Carolina colonies, lasting from around 1765 to 1771...
- A voltage regulator module (VRM), sometimes called processor power module (PPM), is a buck converter that provides a microprocessor the appropriate supply...
- 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...
- A competition regulator is a government agency, typically a statutory authority, sometimes called an economic regulator, that regulates and enforces competition...
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