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Definition 1: a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where controller or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly
  • I turned the controls over to her

Synonyms for controller in the sense of this definition

(controller is a kind of ...) device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function

(... is a kind of controller ) control mechanism for keeping an automobile at a set speed

(... is a kind of controller ) control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit

(... is a kind of controller ) any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.

(... is a kind of controller ) a manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions; used as an input device to computers or to devices controlled by computers

(... is a kind of controller ) control consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated

(... is a kind of controller ) a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

(... is a kind of controller ) (computer science) a circuit or chip that translates commands into a form that can control a hard disk drive

(... is a kind of controller ) the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning

(... is a kind of controller ) control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid

Definition 2: someone who maintains and audits business accounts - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for controller in the sense of this definition

(controller is a kind of ...) a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise

(... is a kind of controller ) a qualified accountant who inspects the accounting records and practices of a business or other organization

(... is a kind of controller ) an accountant or bureaucrat who is believed to place undue emphasis on the control of expenditures

(... is a kind of controller ) someone who records the transactions of a business

(... is a kind of controller ) an accountant who has passed certain examinations and met all other statutory and licensing requirements of a United States state to be certified by that state

"in addition to accounting and auditing, CPAs also prepare tax returns for individuals and corporations"

(... is a kind of controller ) a British or Canadian accountant who is a member of a professional body that has a royal charter

(... is a kind of controller ) a specialist in the systematic recording and analysis of the costs incident to production

Definition 3: a person who directs and restrains - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for controller in the sense of this definition

(controller is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of controller ) derogatory term for a person who is fanatically dedicated to, or seeks to control, some activity, practice, etc.

(... is a kind of controller ) someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion

(... is a kind of controller ) someone who suppresses

"dictators are suppressors of free speech"

(... is a kind of controller ) a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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