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control system

n.
A mechanical, optical, or electronic system that is used to maintain a desired output.
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Noun1.control system - a system for controlling the operation of another system
closed loop, closed-loop system - a control system with a feedback loop that is active
servo, servomechanism, servosystem - control system that converts a small mechanical motion into one requiring much greater power; may include a negative feedback system
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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During the meeting, the committee reviewed the efforts of the General Directorate of Drug Control, in addition to the topics on the meeting agenda, most importantly the adoption of the committee's working system and organisation of its meetings, draft national drug control strategy and drug regulatory and legislative control mechanisms, including the proposed new drug control bill.
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Authorities decided Friday to proceed with the immediate implementation of additional measures and control mechanisms, to combat the phenomenon of sham marriages, in parallel with a constant review of the existing system.
French based provider of financial services BNP Paribas on Thursday revealed that it is now undertaking a major reorganisation in an effort to strengthen its internal control mechanisms.
Summary: Swiss banking giant UBS, hit with massive fines for manipulating global interest rates, has learned its lesson and is improving its control mechanisms, its chairman Axel Weber insisted in an interview published Sunday.
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Specifically, optical networks with their support for storage networking protocols, inclusion of flow control mechanisms, and efficient transport capabilities have become a key enabler for cost-effective data replication networking outside the data center.
Managers appear to make a conscious trade-off when selecting elements of their control environment that appears to be affected by the costs of hiring internal and external control mechanisms.