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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin