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controller

noun con·trol·ler \kən-ˈtrō-lər, ˈkän-ˌ\

: a person who is in charge of the money received and paid out by a business or college

: a person who directs the action of something

: a device or piece of equipment used to operate a machine, vehicle, or system

Full Definition of CONTROLLER

1
a :  comptroller 1
b :  comptroller 2
c :  the chief accounting officer of a business enterprise or an institution (as a college)
2
a :  one that controls or has power or authority to control <air traffic controller>
b :  control 3b
con·trol·ler·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of CONTROLLER

  1. <the controllers for the video game system seem fairly well designed>

Origin of CONTROLLER

Middle English countreroller, from Anglo-French contreroulur, from contreroule
First Known Use: 15th century

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