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noun. ['ˈrɛgjəˌleɪtɝ'] any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc..
- sluice valve
- head gate
- safety valve
- escape valve
- escape cock
- water gate
- ball cock
Rhymes with Regulator
Sentences with regulator
1. Noun, singular or mass
The regulator of the pocket watch has now been adjusted.
Quotes about regulator
1. The philosophy of Atheism represents a concept of life without any metaphysical Beyond or Divine Regulator. It is the concept of an actual, real world with its liberating, expanding and beautifying possibilities, as against an unreal world, which, with its spirits, oracles, and mean contentment has kept humanity in helpless degradation.
- Emma Goldman, Anarchism and Other Essays
noun. ['ˈrɛgjəˌleɪtɝ'] a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel).
noun. ['ˈrɛgjəˌleɪtɝ'] an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest.