Associations to the word «Moderator»


MODERATOR, noun. Someone who moderates
MODERATOR, noun. An arbitrator or mediator
MODERATOR, noun. The chair or president of a meeting etc.
MODERATOR, noun. The person who presides over a synod of a Presbyterian Church
MODERATOR, noun. (physics) a substance (often water or graphite) used to decrease the speed of fast neutrons in a nuclear reactor and hence increase likelihood of fission
MODERATOR, noun. A device used to deaden some of the noise from a firearm, although not to the same extent as a suppressor or silencer.
MODERATOR, noun. (UK) An examiner at Oxford and Cambridge universities.
MODERATOR, noun. (Ireland) At the University of Dublin, either the first (senior) or second (junior) in rank in an examination for the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
MODERATOR, noun. A mechanical arrangement for regulating motion in a machine, or producing equality of effect.

Dictionary definition

MODERATOR, noun. Any substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors.
MODERATOR, noun. In the Presbyterian church, the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly.
MODERATOR, noun. Someone who presides over a forum or debate.
MODERATOR, noun. Someone who mediates disputes and attempts to avoid violence.

Wise words

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