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remote control

noun

Simple Definition of remote control

  • : a small device that is used to operate electronic equipment (such as a television) from a distance by using electronic signals

  • : a process or system that makes it possible to control something from a distance by using electronic signals

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of remote control

  1. 1 :  control (as by radio signal) of operation from a point at some distance removed

  2. 2 :  a device or mechanism for controlling something from a distance

Examples of remote control in a sentence

  1. Where did you put the remote control?

  2. The bomb was detonated by remote control.

  3. a DVD player with remote control



1904

First Known Use of remote control

1904


REMOTE CONTROL Defined for Kids

remote control

noun

Definition of remote control for Students

  1. 1 :  a device for controlling something from a distance <a remote control for a TV>

  2. 2 :  control (as by a radio signal) of operation from a distant point




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