To exercise influence over, to suggest or dictate the behavior of, oversit. (verb)
Influence or authority over. (noun)
A separate group or subject in an experiment against which the results are compared where the primary variable is low or nonexistence. (noun)
The method and means of governing the performance of any apparatus, machine or system, such as a lever, handle or button. (noun)
restraint or ability to contain one's emotions, or self-control. (noun)
A security mechanism, policy, or procedure that can counter system attack, reduce risks, and resolve vulnerabilities; a safeguard or countermeasure. (noun)
A means of monitoring for, and triggering intervenion in, activities that are not going according to plan. (noun)
An interface element that a computer user interacts with, such as a window or a text box. (noun)
Examples of word control
If she can't control her campaign how the heck can she * control* the giant bureacracy that is our government?
Grant it; and for the very same reason we wish steam with all the world; not that we may control the world, for this is costly and unremunerative, as Great Britain finds; but to conform it, and especially to _control_ its commerce.
The captain, must, therefore, control the company through the platoon commanders -- that is to say, he _actually directs_ the fire and the platoon commanders, assisted by the squad leaders, _actually control_ it.
These are the consequences inevitable to our public peace, from the scheme of rendering the executory government at once odious and feeble; of freeing administration from the constitutional and salutary control of Parliament, and inventing for it a _new control_, unknown to the constitution, an _interior cabinet_; which brings the whole body of government into confusion and contempt.
Power grids fail, Âchemical plants Âexplode, air traffic control systems break down, Âsatellites spin out of Âcontrol and so on.