Associations to the word «Regulator»


REGULATOR, noun. A device that controls or limits something.
REGULATOR, noun. A person or group that sets standards of practice, especially those established by law.
REGULATOR, noun. A very accurate clock, used by clockmakers to measure the timekeeping of each newly made clock.
REGULATOR, noun. (Genetics) A gene involved in controlling the expression of one or more other genes.

Dictionary definition

REGULATOR, noun. Any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc..
REGULATOR, noun. An official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest.
REGULATOR, noun. A control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel).

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King