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1. regulator

noun. ['ˈrɛgjəˌleɪtɝ'] any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc..

Synonyms

  • sluicegate
  • sluice valve
  • control
  • ballcock
  • thermostat
  • peg
  • thermoregulator
  • draft
  • head gate
  • safety valve
  • escape valve
  • floodgate
  • register
  • spigot
  • penstock
  • escape cock
  • controller
  • escape
  • faucet
  • petcock
  • aperture
  • water gate
  • ball cock

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • fail
  • destabilize
  • destabilise

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Words that Rhyme with Growth Regulator

Example sentences of the word growth-regulator


1. Noun Phrase
Apply an insect growth regulator such as pyriproxyfen to flea eggs that remain in soil and between patio pavers.

2. Noun Phrase
Apply a growth regulator to the entire lawn or just the patches of Bahia grass.

3. Noun Phrase
It is an insect growth regulator or IGR.

4. Noun Phrase
Another product to use is a growth regulator, which prevents fleas from having offspring.

2. regulator

noun. ['ˈrɛgjəˌleɪtɝ'] a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel).

Synonyms

  • control
  • flywheel
  • governor
  • controller

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

3. regulator

noun. ['ˈrɛgjəˌleɪtɝ'] an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest.

Synonyms

  • functionary

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • demobilization

4. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level.

Synonyms

  • cainogenesis
  • gametogenesis
  • organic process
  • life cycle
  • maturation
  • habit
  • palingenesis
  • psychosexual development
  • proliferation
  • vegetation
  • caenogenesis
  • cohesion
  • florescence
  • apposition
  • angiogenesis
  • virilisation
  • psychogenesis
  • development
  • germination
  • suppression
  • leafing
  • odontiasis
  • cytogeny
  • masculinization
  • virilization
  • sprouting
  • neurogenesis
  • masculinisation
  • infructescence
  • fructification
  • myelinization
  • recapitulation
  • teething
  • juvenescence
  • gastrulation
  • biological process
  • kainogenesis
  • rooting
  • myelinisation
  • ontogenesis
  • auxesis
  • cenogenesis
  • foliation
  • psychomotor development
  • cultivation
  • amelogenesis
  • inflorescence
  • cytogenesis
  • flowering
  • ontogeny
  • anthesis
  • efflorescence
  • teratogenesis
  • culture
  • growing
  • dentition
  • blossoming
  • intussusception
  • kenogenesis

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • disagreement
  • de-escalate

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] a progression from simpler to more complex forms.

Synonyms

  • development

Antonyms

  • reduce
  • minimize

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important.

Synonyms

  • widening
  • pullulation
  • proliferation
  • multiplication
  • broadening
  • accession
  • increase
  • process
  • physical process
  • accumulation
  • accretion
  • relaxation
  • population growth

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] vegetation that has grown.

Synonyms

  • flora
  • vegetation

Antonyms

  • development
  • undress
  • incoherence

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] the gradual beginning or coming forth.

Synonyms

  • emergence
  • rise
  • outgrowth

Antonyms

  • fall
  • anovulation
  • ovulation
  • anabolism

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor).

Synonyms

  • tumour
  • malady
  • sickness
  • unwellness
  • hamartoma
  • excrescence
  • polyp
  • neoplasm
  • tumor
  • polypus
  • illness
  • exostosis

Antonyms

  • minimise
  • shorten
  • wane
  • narrow

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] something grown or growing.

Synonyms

  • physical object
  • object

Antonyms

  • disconnectedness
  • decline
  • imperfection

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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