Definition of controller
controllershipplay \kən-ˈtrō-lər-ˌship, ˈkän-ˌtrō-\ noun
Examples of controller in a Sentence
the controllers for the video game system seem fairly well designed
Recent Examples of controller from the Web
The dramatic exchange was captured on a recording of air traffic controller communications, posted on the website LiveATC.net.
The only option on our test vehicle was the SL Towing Convenience Package ($360), which brought extendable, folding, heated, auto-dimming towing mirrors and a trailer brake controller.
While the hardware's early demos looked impressive, Ars Technica staffers were repeatedly assured that technical issues like projector refresh rates, controller accuracy, and image clarity would receive fixes and attention.
While that's $20 more than the $60 MSRP for last year's NES Classic, the SNES Classic will include two controllers vs. the one included with the older toy.
Like the Giulia, the Stelvio uses a rotary controller to manage features like audio, navigation, safety and driver assistance systems.
At 12:45 p.m. a tornado was observed by air traffic controllers at the Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport.
Those impacted include administrative personnel, maintenance technicians and, most notably, more than 13,000 air traffic controllers.
There is a bit of a learning curve, as players have to use the small buttons on the compact controllers to lunge, jump and charge attacks.
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Origin and Etymology of controller
Middle English countreroller, from Anglo-French contreroulur, from contreroule
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
CONTROLLER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of controller for English Language Learners
: 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
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