control

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1con·trol

verb \kən-ˈtrōl\
con·trolledcon·trol·ling

Definition of CONTROL

transitive verb
1
: to incorporate suitable controls in <a controlled experiment>
2
: to reduce the incidence or severity of especially to innocuous levels <control an insect population> <a vaccine for controlling outbreaks of cholera>
intransitive verb
: to incorporate controls in an experiment or study—used with for <failure to control for the difference in the rate of smoking between the two groups—Howard Bauchner et al>

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