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control 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/kənˈtrōl/,
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controls, plural;
  1. Determine the behavior or supervise the running of
    • - he was appointed to control the company's marketing strategy
  2. Maintain influence or authority over
    • - you shouldn't have dogs if you can't control them
  3. Limit the level, intensity, or numbers of
    • - he had to control his temper
  4. Remain calm and reasonable despite provocation
    • - he made an effort to control himself
  5. Regulate (a mechanical or scientific process)
    • - the airflow is controlled by a fan
  6. (of a drug) Restricted by law with respect to use and possession
    • - a sentence for possessing controlled substances
  7. Take into account (an extraneous factor that might affect results) when performing an experiment
    • - no attempt was made to control for variations
    • - a controlled trial
  8. Check; verify

Noun
  1. The power to influence or direct people's behavior or the course of events
    • - the whole operation is under the control of a production manager
    • - the situation was slipping out of her control
  2. The ability to manage a machine or other moving object
    • - he lost control of his car
    • - improve your ball control
  3. The restriction of an activity, tendency, or phenomenon
    • - pest control
  4. The power to restrain something, esp. one's own emotions or actions
    • - give children time to get control of their emotions
  5. A means of limiting or regulating something
    • - growing controls on local spending
  6. A switch or other device by which a machine is regulated
    • - the volume control
  7. The place where a particular item is verified
    • - passport control
  8. The base from which a system or activity is directed
    • - communications could be established with central control
    • - mission control
  9. A high card that will prevent opponents from establishing a particular suit

  10. A group or individual used as a standard of comparison for checking the results of a survey or experiment
    • - they saw no difference between the cancer patients and the controls
  11. A member of an intelligence organization who personally directs the activities of a spy


  1. exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
  2. power to direct or determine; "under control"
  3. a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another; "measures for the control of disease"; "they instituted controls over drinking on campus"
  4. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
  5. (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc; "the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired"; "he had lost control of his sphincters"
  6. operate: handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"
  7. In computing, control-\ is a control character in ASCII code, also known as the field separator (FS) character. It is generated by pressing the key while holding down the key on a computer keyboard.
  8. The null character (also null terminator) is a character with the value zero, present in the ASCII and Unicode character sets and the C0 control code, and available in nearly all mainstream programming languages.
  9. Control is a 2004 direct-to-video movie. It was produced by an American production company, but was filmed in Bulgaria.
  10. Control was an Australian short film written and directed by Jon Cohen.
  11. Control is a 2007 black-and-white biographical film about Joy Division singer Ian Curtis. Matt Greenhalgh wrote the screenplay based on the book Touching from a Distance, written by Curtis' widow Deborah who co-produced the film. ...
  12. The following terms are used in Contract bridge, Duplicate bridge, and Auction bridge. Some of them are also used in Whist, Bid whist, and other trick-taking games.
  13. Influence or authority over; A separate group or subject in an experiment against which the results are compared where the primary variable is low or nonexistence; The method and means of governing the performance of any apparatus, machine or system, such as a lever, handle or button; A security ...
  14. (CONTROLLED) 1. Constrained, monitored, or watched. 2. A system of observation and data collection that provides a basis for comparison, as with a comparison group.
  15. (Controlled) A drug or other substance, or immediate precursor, included in schedule I, II, III, IV, or V of the U.S. Government's Controlled Substances Act.
  16. (Controlled) Orderly, repeatable, manageable, predictable.
  17. (Controlled) When referring to a fire: The complete extinguishment of a fire, including spot fires. Fireline has been strengthened so that flare-ups from within the perimeter of the fire will not break through this line.
  18. (Controlled) dust sources usually require less housekeeping hours than Contained sources
  19. (Controls) A standard against which experimental observations may be evaluated, as a procedure identical in all respects to the experimental procedure, except for absence of the one factor that is being studied.
  20. (Controls) All boilers have controls that allow you to adjust the water temperature (thermostat). You may also find a water pressure gauge and a digital or mechanical timer.
  21. (Controls) devices such as a thermostat that regulate a heating or cooling system. Go to Top Of Page
  22. (controls) Data-entry objects commonly used in Excel forms, such as scrolling lists or check boxes.
  23. (Controls) refers to the mechanisms used to operate blinds or shades such as raising or lowering or opening and closing.  Controls may consist of cords, wands or chains depending on the type of product.
  24. (controls) Actions taken to eliminate hazards or reduce their risk.
  25. (5. Controls) Normally there are a set of controls on the projector itself, with most being duplicated on an infra-red handheld remote. The controls would normally allow adjustment of brightness, contrast, colour tint, source (data or video), volume and image orientation. ...