Definitions for "Control"
in research, an object or subject used in an experimental procedure, which is treated identically to the primary subject of the experiment, except for the omission of the specific treatment or conditions whose effect is being investigated. If the control is a group of living organisms, as is common in medical research, it is called the control group.
the part of an experimental procedure in which the controls{6} are subjected to the experimental conditions.
to assure the validity of an experimental procedure by using a control{7}.
Keywords:  singleton, trump, void, tricks, king
1) In play, declarer's ability to limit the number of tricks that opponents could cash (usually related with trump contracts). 2) A feature of a hand which prevents the opponents of taking any (or more than one) immediate tricks in a suit. Aces are always "1st-round" controls and Kings are "2nd-round" controls; in trump contracts, voids are also 1st-round controls and singletons 2nd-round ones.
(1) ability to prevent the opponents from winning immediate tricks in a side suit at a trump contract [first-round control = ace or void, second-round control = king or singleton, and so on];(2) command of the play at a trump contract; in particular, being able to use trumps to prevent the opponents from cashing winners;(3) a call that provides a mechanism for partner to show a specific type of unusual hand (as in "psychic control," a response that asks an opening psychist to make a certain type of rebid); The Bridge World suggests avoiding this usage.] a unit of evaluation in which aces count two and kings count one; The Bridge World suggests avoiding this usage.] stopper.
The ability to win the 1st or 2nd round of a suit at a trump contract; an ace, king, singleton or void
Keywords:  combo, button, gui, toolbar, scroll
A graphic object that represents operations or properties of other objects. See tree control.
A graphic object, such as a command button, that is placed on a form or report to display data ,perform and action or make the form/report easier to read.
Any element that appears on a GUI that accepts user input. Menus, toolbars, dialog boxes, buttons, list controls, etc. are all examples.
Keywords:  jimmy, janet, jackson, terry, lewis
"Control" is the fourth single from Janet Jackson's third album Control. The song was written by Jackson, James Harris, and Terry Lewis and produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Its arrangement, built upon complex rhythmic tracks, showcased state-of-the-art production.
Control is the third album from Janet Jackson. Most consider it her first successful album. The album featured production by successful producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis as well as Jackson herself.
"Control" is a song released by the post grunge group Puddle of Mudd. It was released in July, 2001 (see 2001 in music). "Control" is about vain people.
An object that enables user interaction or input, often to initiate an action, display information, or set values.
An in statistical control process is one that is free of assignable/special causes of variation. Such a condition is most often evidence on a control chart which displays an absence of nonrandom variation. A technical function in nature and a continuous process by which the expected results are measured againist a predetermined criteria or standards. In the case of variances, a disciplinary action will be undertaken or improvement actions will be pursued.
An object with which the user, by using the mouse or keyboard equivalents, can cause instant action with visible results or change settings to modify a future action.
That which serves to check, restrain, or hinder; restraint.
Power or authority to check or restrain; restraining or regulating influence; superintendence; government; as, children should be under parental control.
To exercise restraining or governing influence over; to check; to counteract; to restrain; to regulate; to govern; to overpower.
Fire Control] To complete the control line around a fire and any interior islands to be saved, burn out any unburned areas adjacent to the fire side of the control line and cool down all hot spots that are immediate threats to the control line. When the line can be reasonably expected to hold under foreseeable conditions, the fire is considered controlled.
Completion of a control line around a wildland fire and any associated spot fires, burn out of any unburned area adjacent to the fire side of the control lines, and the cooling down of all hot spots that are immediate threats to the control line. In addition, the line can reasonably be expected to hold under the foreseeable conditions.
suppression, containment or eradication of a pest population [FAO bis
a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; "measures for the control of disease"; "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"
a constraint that governs an activity (e
designates a feature downstream from the gage that determines the stage-discharge relation at the gage. This feature may be a natural constriction of the channel, an artificial structure, or a uniform cross section over a long reach of the channel.
A natural constriction of the channel, a long reach of the channel, a stretch of rapids, or an artificial structure downstream from a gaging station that determines the stage-discharge relation at the gage. A control may be complete or partial. A complete control exists where the stage-discharge relation at a gaging station is entirely independent of fluctuations in stage downstream from the control. A partial control exists where downstream fluctuations have some effect upon the stage-discharge relation at a gaging station. A control, either partial or complete, may also be shifting. Most natural controls are shifting to a degree, but a shifting control exists where the stagedischarge relation experiences frequent changes owing to impermanent bed or banks.
The physical properties of a channel, natural or artificial, which determine the relationship between stage and discharge at a location in the channel.
a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance
the operator on the other side in charge of seance proceedings.This operator may also be called a "guide," and generally the termimplies enduring attendance by a distinct and continuous personalityto use the entranced medium's body, to deliver direct or relayedmessages to sitters. See CONTROL.
direct or indirect holding of a share in legal entities, natural persons or jointly with other persons, which is equivalent to 50% or more of the authorized capital or votes of legal entities, or the possibility to exert dominating influence on management or activity of legal entities, on the basis of an agreement of any other manner
Three commonly-used versions of this word: (supervision)- to influence or manipulate an employee's behavior through the threat of consequences or the promise of reward, whether these are explicit or implied; (engineering)- to influence or manipulate a process through feedback or feedforward; (statistical)- a description of behavior of the variation in the output of a process.
a physical device that allows for a human operator to interact with a machine or perform a task. An example of a control is a keyboard, with which an operator can use to manipulate the functions of a computer. Another example of a control is a light switch.
an element which the user can use to enter data, like textboxes, radiobuttons and checkboxes and is only valid inside the FORM element
a programming term for just about any object on screen other than a form or other type of window. For example, textboxes, images, and Montage Shortcuts are types of controls.
To dominate or have the sole use of a file, a square or group of squares, an area of the board, etc. Having the initiative would also put one in “control.
Domination of an important square or group of squares (such as the "Center").
the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
The complete apparatus used to control a mechanism or machine in operation, as a flying machine in flight;
the mechanism controlling the rudders and ailerons.
the name given to that part of design and technology concerned with making mechanical, electrical and electronic devices work in the way they were intended
a 'componentized' version of a Widget
a light weight, single view, arbitrarily complex 'widget'
Keywords:  itano, oyle, sete, chwartz, andel
ANDEL and S CHWARTZ (1995). Essentials of Neural Science and Behavior. [ 29] ITANO (1999). Foundations of Systems Biology, chapter Systems Biology: Toward System-level Understanding of Biological Systems. [ 31] feedback OYLE (2000). Robust Perfect Adaptation in Bacterial chemotaxis through Integral Feedback Control. [ 63] OYLE and C SETE (2002). Reverse Engineering of Biological Complexity. [ 12, 14] Integral control OYLE (2000). Robust Perfect Adaptation in Bacterial chemotaxis through Integral Feedback Control. [ 63
Keywords:  dialogitem
a DialogItem (e
A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register; a counter register.
To check by a counter register or duplicate account; to prove by counter statements; to confute.
one of the various numeric parameters associated with a given channel. Like S registers in Hayes-set modems, MIDI controls consist of a few well-known registers, and beyond that, it's patch-specific and/or sequencer-specific.
The secret U.S. counterspy agency in Get Smart. Located in Washington, D.C., run by “the Chief.” Its top operatives are Maxwell Smart, Agent 86, and his partner, Agent 99.
CONTROL was a fictional Intelligence agency of the United States of America federal government from the 1960s TV comedy series Get Smart.
Keywords:  ldap, ldapv, request, chapter, response
a way to specify additional information as part of a request and a response
A modifier that accompanies an LDAP v3 request or an LDAP v3 response. A control that accompanies a request is called a request control. A control that accompanies a response is called a response control.
LDAP controls are specified as part of the LDAPv3. A control provides the means to specify additional information for an operation. Clients and servers can send controls as part of the requests and responses for an operation. For more information, see Chapter 13, "Working with LDAP Controls."
A key on the Apple IIgs keyboard that, when pressed in conjunction with another key, makes the other key behave differently. It controls the operation of other keys.
a rectangular area of the screen that can be drawn and can handle key and pointer events
The Control key does nothing all by itself. It must be pressed in combination with other keys. When used in combination, the Control key changes the normal effect of a key. Exactly what will happen depends on the software in use at the time.
Authority which may be less than full command exercised by a commander over part of the activities of subordinate or other organizations. (Joint Pub 1-02)
The authority exercised by a commander over part of the activities of subordinate organisations, or other organisations not normally under his or her command, which encompasses the responsibility for implementing orders or directives. All or part of this authority may be transferred or delegated.
great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"
a low speed communication standard that allows cordless peripherals such as keyboards, mice, game pads , and joysticks to interact with intelligent host devices
an infrared communication standard that allows cordless
(1) Usually, those parts of a digital computer which effect the carrying out of instructions in proper sequence, the interpretation of each instruction, and the application of the proper signals to the arithmetic unit and other parts in accordance with this interpretation. (2) Frequently, one or more of the components in any mechanism responsible for interpreting and carrying out manually-initiated directions. Sometimes called manual control. (3) In some applications of mathematics, a mathematical check.
a part of bigger application and application thread freezes somtimes
That part of a computer that routes numbers to and from other sections of the machine: memory, input/output, arithmetic. Usually directed by a program.
A standard mailshot or advertisement, against which new designs and offers are tested
a test in which you apply all the same conditions as your other tests, except you do not change anything
An artificial specimen with a known value (i.e. positive or negative) which is included in every test run in order to monitor the performance of the test. For example, if your positive control was negative it would invalidate the results of that particular test run and specimens would have to be re-tested.
For legal purposes, usually owning in excess of 50% of the voting rights of a company or having the right to appoint directors on the company’s board with a majority of voting rights. For Blue Book purposes, owning 30% of a company gives effective control. If an investor obtains control of a company covered by the Blue Book, he is obliged to make a mandatory offer to buy out all the other shareholders. For Y ellow Book purposes, see Controlling Shareholder.
A person has control of a company if they hold shares or securities that can control the majority of the voting powers affecting the company as a whole.
50% of the outstanding votes plus one vote.
Keywords:  opto, pac, thing, actuators, snap
The ability to start, change and stop things at one's own choice.
Each Thing has a controller; when a Thing comes into play, its controller is the Player who played it. For clarity, cards controlled by a Player should be placed in front of them on the table. Control of a Thing may change during the course of a game.
Management of a process or device. Using Opto 22 hardware and software, you can control individual things (such as machines, equipment, sensors, and actuators) or an entire process performed by a group of these devices, such as in a factory. See Opto 22 SNAP PAC controllers. See PAC Control software.
the group of technical specialists exercising control by remote communications over a distant operation, such as a space flight; as, the American Mission Control for manned flights is located in Houston.
Position to exercise authority over financial matters resulting from owning 51 per cent of the stock of a company or owning enough stock in the company so as to carry on the management thereof.
In a surveillance exercise, the one directing the team remotely, usually by electronic communications.
Keywords:  luge, sled, athlete, egs, check
a means of checking that products meet the required standard egs. shape, size, texture
Luge athletes are selected by order of finish and at random after a race to check the weight of the athlete as well as additional weight on the sled plus the sled's dimensions
Keywords:  multifaceted, one
a multifaceted one
Control Marker/ Marker- a trapezoid-shaped marker (usually orange or red and white) used to mark features on an orienteering course, usually with clipper or control punch attached to mark a control card as proof of arrival.
a component that provides UI capabilities
a component that you can incorporate into your Web service, JSP, Pageflow, or other application so that it can communicate with other kinds of applications and components
Control parameters can be set for different components. For storage tanks, for example, desired temperatures, switching temperatures, etc.
A classification of whether an institution is operated by publicly elected or appointed officials (public control) or by privately elected or appointed officials and derives its major source of funds from private sources (private control). Institutional affiliation Sector Level (of institution)
A college or university can be under public or private control. Publicly controlled universities are dependent on state legislatures for their funding, and their policies are set by the agencies that govern them. Private colleges and universities are responsible to a board of directors or trustees. They usually have higher tuition and fees to protect the institutions' endowment.
the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.; "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"
disease management strategy whereby efforts are made to reduce the frequency of a disease to biologically or economically justifiable levels.
Economic reduction of crop losses caused by plant diseases. ( 20)
the ability to dictate policies; with respect to a corporation, control is usually gained through majority ownership of the outstanding common stock.
Ability to position the dilating catheter where you want
the ability to direct the affairs of another whether by ownership of 25% or more of the issued shares, contract or otherwise (whether directly or indirectly) and "Controlled" and "Controlling" shall be construed accordingly;
Surveying and mapping reference infrastructure.
Refers to the amount or concentration of geological or seismic data available for structural mapping.
A series of vertical and/or horizontal survey marks, data, measurements, maps, photographs or other acts specifically performed to serve as the foundation or datum for future surveys.
Keywords:  nema, inverter, ieee, input, output
an input, while an indicator is an output
Also called inverter or converter, is an electronic device that converts an input AC or DC power into a controlled output AC voltage or current (as defined in NEMA and IEEE standards).
The physical and/or intellectual management established over records by documenting information about their physical and logical state, their content, their provenance, and their relationships with other records. The systems and processes associated with establishing control include registration, classification, indexing, and tracking. See also Control system (for archives), Intellectual control and Physical control.
A system of horizontally and/or vertically established monumented points used to reference map features.  There are four classifications of precision (the first order being the highest) depending upon the overall precision and quality of the methods and instruments utilized.
lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
Control is presumed to exist if a person has ownership of ten percent (10%) or more of a license, or if a creditor of the applicant holds a BENEFICIAL INTEREST in ten percent (10%) or more of the liabilities or CONTROLLING PERSONS. ARS 4-101(9)
A player in control is not holding the ball, but the ball is within his reach and protection.
The timing line of an open control as identified by a checkpoint sign or an observation control as identified by an OBS sign.
Any of the physical factors determining the climate of any particular place, as latitude,distribution of land and water, altitude, exposure, prevailing winds, permanent high- or low-barometric-pressure areas, ocean currents, mountain barriers, soil, and vegetation.
a measure that allows us to isolate the factors which are causing the effects we record
Keywords:  iid, chief, executive, officer
The chief executive officer of the IID ( q.v.).
A means of orienting, steering, or otherwise modifying the movement of a vehicle. [ 445] core of the earth. The central region of the earth, extending to about 3400 kilometers from the center. The core is very dense, consisting primarily of iron and iron sulfide. Its outer portions are molten.
The ability to direct the financial and operating policies of an entity with a view to gaining economic benefits from its activities (FRS 8).
Ongoing operations or programs aimed at reducing the incidence of disease or eliminating it.
the aspect of a system that describes the sequences of operations that occur in response to stimuli
Keywords:  reusable, piece
a reusable piece of
A DSU or modem that is, for diagnostic purposes, at the logical head of an hierarchical network. There is only one control per link.
The extent to which a loudspeaker sounds as if it is "tracking" the signal being fed to it. The sound is tight, detailed, and focused. See "damping."
to exercise a decisive role in influencing the actions and conduct of others; to yield control to God's promises; to bring oneself or one's emotions under control.
conduct 3/4
a standard against which study observations may be evaluated
The phase in the evaluation of a firm's strategy and tactics in which a semiannual or annual review of the company takes place.
a (single view) Graphical component
In crossvision Application Composer, controls are graphical elements that are used to build pages for composed applications.
Control is the fourteenth episode of the first season of House and the fourteenth episode overall.
Keywords:  amperage, welding, arc, alters, voltage
The device that affects or alters the flow of current in a circuit. In arc welding, the control can turn the circuit on or off, and in most cases, adjust the voltage and amperage.
Keywords:  recline, bean, blinds, chain, cord
Reference to the system that will recline or release the blind. Usually it comes as a cord, but on vertical blinds, it can be purchased with a bean chain.
Keywords:  wdk, relevant, gathering, browser, via
a WDK construct for presenting and/or gathering information via a web browser and representing and processing that information (and any other relevant state) on the server
Keywords:  predetermined, safe, hit, spot, ensure
The ability to hit the ball to a predetermined spot.
measure to ensure that an operation: performs consistently within predetermined limits based on process capability; meets process requirements; and consistently results in a safe product.
a test in which the independent variable is kept constant in order to measure changes in the dependent variable
control] the group in which all variables remain constant including the independent variable.
affect a variable (e.g., the speed of an engine) in any way, e.g., prevent variation (see also definition in class G 05).
an element whose behavior is predefined and that is generally supported directly by the Motif toolkit implementation
a reference to a HASH and should contain the three elements below
The process of seeing that plans are carried out.
a straightforward process
Keywords:  variant, stud, pack, card, deck
any method that moves a specific playing card or cards to a known position in the deck
Any method that allows the performer to move a particular card or cards to a specific location in the pack.
Control is a variant of Seven-Card Stud poker.
Keywords:  herself, polite, never, lost, restraint
discipline in personal and social activities; "he was a model of polite restraint"; "she never lost control of herself"
a high-performing marketing campaign and is a valuable asset to any growth-oriented business
Monitoring and if necessary adjusting the performance of the organisation and its members.
The best performing advertisement.
when you or someone else is in charge of someone or something
be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
A rational means to maintaining a balancing moderation between negative-neutral-positive values, like with a hot-warm-cold heating system.
the authority of an individual or entity that owns more than 50% of equity in a company or owns the largest block of shares compared to other shareholders.
a known measure to which scientists can compare their results
the mail package format/creative that's done the best for you; the one that's yielded the greatest response.
The reduction of pollutant emissions by addition of air cleaning equipment designed to collect all or part of the contaminant generated by a process.
a special window that typically enables the user to perform a simple function and sends messages to this effect to its owner window
A rectangular area of the screen that may respond to user input events. See also: window  control environment
a package of data and procedure members
The power to make something happen during program execution. While a computer program is "running", the current procedure has "control" and then passes "control" to another procedure or stops and waits for user input.
Using organized classroom rules and behavioral programming to improve behavior.
Keywords:  intervention, nature
A control is the nature of the intervention control.
panel extension A collection of routines that manages a certain part of a control panel's display area.
A method of limiting or eliminating exposure of workers to a hazardous substance.
Keywords:  stamps, margins, post, letters, sheet
The numbers or letters in the margins of a sheet of stamps, normally for the benefit of the Post Office in stock control and accounting.
power to direct or determine; "under control"
the power to direct the management and policies of a business enterprise.
Keywords:  microphone, event, referred
Also referred to as microphone control, or, control of a microphone during an Event.
means to prevent all seed production in a growing season.
The power or authority to make a decision about the use or disclosure of the record.
An investor is said to control a company when the investor owns 51% or more of the company’s share capital. In marketing, a control is a standard response to a marketing effort against which other efforts can be measured.
a system, and therefore follows the same guidelines for system design described above
Keywords:  understanding, firm, top, data, you
have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; "Do you control these data?"
Keywords:  cycle, desired, messages, flow, life
To cause a desired change in state. Management systems may control the life cycle of manageable Web services or information flow such as messages.
Keywords:  derives, class, system
a class that derives from either System
a media processing function that may be typical for a particular media type
a specialized window with specific features and a unique purpose
Keywords:  configuration, see
See Configuration Control.
Keywords:  switch, flow, electricity, allows
The switch that allows the flow of electricity.
a way to specify extension information