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2 ENTRIES FOUND:

remote control

noun

: 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

Full Definition of REMOTE CONTROL

1
:  control (as by radio signal) of operation from a point at some distance removed
2
:  a device or mechanism for controlling something from a distance

Examples of REMOTE CONTROL

  1. Where did you put the remote control?
  2. The bomb was detonated by remote control.
  3. a DVD player with remote control

First Known Use of REMOTE CONTROL

1904

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