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controller meaning

[ kən'trəulə ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "controller""controller" in a sentence
  • Noun: controller  kun'trówlu(r)
    1. Someone who maintains and audits business accounts
      - accountant, comptroller 
    2. A person who directs and restrains
      - restrainer 
    3. A mechanism that controls the operation of a machine
      "the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly"
      - control

    Derived forms: controllers

    See also: control, controllership

    Type of: bourgeois, businessperson, individual, mechanism, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

    Encyclopedia: Controller

  • [Architecture]

    An electric device (or combination of devices) designed to initiate one or more functions of operation, such as starting, stopping, reversing, and speed changing, of the apparatus to which it is connected; operation may be manual or automatic.

  • [Business]
    AmE / noun [C]


    a person who manages or directs sth, especially a large organization or part of an organization:

    She's been appointed controller of their US operations.

    2 (also comptroller, especially in AmE)

    a person who is in charge of the finances of a business or government department:

    He joined the group in 2002 as a financial controller.

  • [Control systems]
    See automatic controller

  • [Economics]
    In the USA, the chief accounting executive of an organization. The controller will normally be concerned with financial reporting, taxation, and auditing but will leave the planning and control of finances to the treasurer.

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  • [Electronics]
    1. The control signal of an electronic control (or servo), system.
    2. A device, such as a specialized variable resistor, used to adjust current or voltage.
    3. A computer that oversees and controls the operation of a robot or fleet of robots.

  • [Finance]
    The corporate manager responsible for the firm's accounting activities. Sometimes referred to as the comptroller (which means the same thing).

  • [Law]
    n. (in company law) Strictly, one who holds shares conferring a majority of the "voting power that can be exercised at a general meeting. In practice, effective control can often be exercised by a director with no voting power or a minority of it if he is able to manipulate proxy voting. See also SUBSIDIARY COMPANY.

  • [Computer]
    <hardware> Part of a computer, typically a separate circuit board, which allows the computer to use certain kinds of peripheral devices. A disk controller is used to connect hard disks and floppy disks, a network controller is used for Ethernet. Other controllers are: keyboard controller, interrupt controller and graphics controller.
  • At the front line of the financial control system are the controllers.
  • Ground control to eastern seventeen," a controller intoned。
  • Presidential commission turned down thumbs on early retirement for controllers.
  • Two-way communication is available so that a computer may poll the controller.
  • Two-way communication is available so that a computer may poll the controller.
  • Two-way communication is available so that a computer may pull the controller.
  • Both variable orifices and electromagnetic controllers have been used with success.
  • These controllers and associated equipment should all be housed together in a control room.
  • The load current is handled directly by the controller through semiconductor switching devices.
  • The non-bleed controller uses air only when exhausting the line to the controlled device.
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