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remote control

n.
1. The control of an activity, process, or machine from a distance, as by radioed instructions or coded signals.
2. A device used to control an apparatus or machine from a distance.

re·mote′-con·trol′, re·mote′-con·trolled′ (-trōld′) adj.
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remote control

n
1. (Electrical Engineering) control of a system or activity by a person at a different place, usually by means of radio or ultrasonic signals or by electrical signals transmitted by wire
2. (Electrical Engineering) Also: remote a hand-held device that enables remote control of a system or appliance
reˈmote-conˈtrolled adj
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remote′ control′


n.
1. control of an apparatus from a distance, as the control of a guided missile by radio signals.
2. a device used to control the operation of an apparatus or machine, as a television set, from a distance.
[1900–05]
remote′-control′, adj.
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remote control

- The term existed by 1904, and the shortened version, remote, was used in print by 1966.
See also related terms for remote.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remote control - a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distanceremote control - a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance; "he lost the remote for his TV"
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
remote-control bomb - a bomb that can be detonated by remote control
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Translations
التَحَكُّمُ من بُعْدجِهاز تَحَكُّم مِن بُعْد
dálkové ovládánídálkový ovladač
fjernbetjeningfjernkontrol
kauko-ohjainkauko-ohjaus
daljinski upravljačdaljinsko upravljanje
távirányítótávkapcsolótávirányítás
fjarstÿring
リモコン
리모컨
diaľkové ovládanie
daljinsko upravljanje
fjärrkontroll
điều khiển từ xa

remote control

n (TV) → telecomando
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

remote

(rəˈmout) adjective
1. far away in time or place; far from any (other) village, town etc. a remote village in New South Wales; a farmhouse remote from civilization.
2. distantly related. a remote cousin
3. very small or slight. a remote chance of success; He hasn't the remotest idea what is going on.
reˈmotely adverb
reˈmoteness noun
remote control
the control of eg a switch or other device from a distance, by means of radio waves etc. The model plane is operated by remote control.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

remote control

التَحَكُّمُ من بُعْد dálkové ovládání fjernbetjening Fernbedienung τηλεχειριστήριο control remoto, mando a distancia kauko-ohjaus télécommande daljinsko upravljanje telecomando リモコン 리모컨 afstandsbediening fjernkontroll zdalne sterowanie controle remoto, controlo remoto пульт дистанционного управления fjärrkontroll อุปกรณ์ควบคุมระยะห่างหรือไกลที่ไม่ต้องมีสาย เช่นที่ใช้กับทีวีหรือเครื่องเสียง uzaktan kumanda điều khiển từ xa 遥控器
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