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con·trol

 (kən-trōl′)
tr.v. con·trolled, con·trol·ling, con·trols
1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct: The majority party controls the legislative agenda. See Synonyms at conduct.
2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate: rules that control trading on the stock market; valves that control the flow of water.
3. To hold in restraint; check: struggled to control my temper.
4. To reduce or prevent the spread of: used a pesticide to control insects; controlled the fire by dousing it with water.
5.
a. To verify or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or by comparing with another standard.
b. To verify (a financial account, for example) by using a duplicate register for comparison.
n.
1. Authority or ability to manage or direct: lost control of the skidding car; the leaders in control of the country.
2. One that controls; a controlling agent, device, or organization.
3.
a. An instrument.
b. controls A set of such instruments.
4. A restraining device, measure, or limit; a curb: a control on prices; price controls.
5.
a. A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of a scientific experiment.
b. An individual or group used as a standard of comparison in a scientific experiment, as a group of subjects given an inactive substance in an experiment testing a new drug administered to another group of subjects.
6. An intelligence agent who supervises or instructs another agent.
7. A spirit presumed to speak or act through a medium.

[Middle English controllen, from Anglo-Norman contreroller, from Medieval Latin contrārotulāre, to check by duplicate register, from contrārotulus, duplicate register : Latin contrā-, contra- + Latin rotulus, roll, diminutive of rota, wheel; see ret- in Indo-European roots.]

con·trol′la·bil′i·ty n.
con·trol′la·ble adj.
con·trol′la·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.controlled - restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds; "controlled emotions"; "the controlled release of water from reservoirs"
restrained - under restraint
uncontrolled - not being under control; out of control; "the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS"; "uncontrolled growth"

controlled

adjective
Tending to keep one's thoughts and emotions to oneself:
Translations

controlled

[kənˈtrəʊld] ADJ
1. (= restrained) [emotion] → contenido
she was very controlledtenía gran dominio de sí misma
she spoke in a controlled voiceal hablar, su voz no reveló lo que sentía
2. (= regulated) → controlado
controlled economyeconomía f dirigida
controlled explosionexplosión f controlada
3. (= restricted) [drug, substance] que se dispensa únicamente con receta médica

controlled

[kənˈtrəʊld] adj (= restrained) [person, manner] → réservé(e)

controlled

adj emotion, movement, voicebeherrscht; passiongezügelt; conditions, rentkontrolliert; pricesgebunden; temperaturegeregelt; controlled drugs or substancesverschreibungspflichtige Medikamente pl

controlled

[kənˈtrəʊld] adj
a. (emotion) → contenuto/a
she was very controlled → era padrona di sé
b. (Econ) controlled economyeconomia controllata
References in classic literature ?
There are ten thousand cities in the United States to-night lighted by the companies owned or controlled by Standard Oil, and in as many cities all the electric transportation,--urban, suburban, and interurban,--is in the hands of Standard Oil.
By 1895 they controlled one-fifth of the railway mileage of the country.
With a word of farewell he touched the button which controlled the repulsive rays, and as the flier rose lightly into the air, the engine purred in answer to the touch of his finger upon a second button, the propellers whirred as his hand drew back the speed lever, and Carthoris, Prince of Helium, was off into the gorgeous Martian night beneath the hurtling moons and the million stars.
He felt that besides the blessed spiritual force controlling his soul, there was another, a brutal force, as powerful, or more powerful, which controlled his life, and that this force would not allow him that humble peace he longed for.
Not only did it seem to him (as to all administrators) that he controlled the external actions of Moscow's inhabitants, but he also thought he controlled their mental attitude by means of his broadsheets and posters, written in a coarse tone which the people despise in their own class and do not understand from those in authority.
Power controlled or abridged is almost always the rival and enemy of that power by which it is controlled or abridged.
Skipper, beginning the babblings of delirium which alternated with silent moments of control in order to get below and under blankets, descended the ladder-like stairs, and Jerry, all-yearning, controlled himself in silence and watched the slow descent with the hope that when Skipper reached the bottom he would raise his arms and lift him down.
He controlled himself, he knew not why, save that he was possessed by a nebulous awareness that Skipper must be considered as a god should be considered, and that this was no time to obtrude himself on Skipper.
She began to turn pale again, but controlled herself bravely, and answered in a whisper:
682(b)) controlled by the financial holding company or by any depository institution controlled by the financial holding company; and
1 Identify the appropriate parameter(s) for monitoring - If direct measurement of the controlled pollutant is not required, evaluate a means for monitoring control equipment operations to demonstrate compliance.
355 will apply as long as at least 80% of the voting power and at least 80% of the total number of all other shares in Controlled are transferred upward.

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