regulator has definitions from the fields of work,government
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[ noun ] any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.

Used in print

(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)

The argon flow from commercial bottles was regulated by a pressure regulator and measured with a gas flow rator .

2
[ noun ] (work,government) a official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest

Related terms

official regulate

3
[ noun ] a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

Synonyms

governor

Related terms

control timer regulate

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