regulator

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noun reg·u·la·tor \ˈre-gyə-ˌlā-tər also ˈrā-\

Definition of regulator

  1. 1 :  one that regulates

  2. 2 :  regulatory gene

Examples of regulator in a sentence

  1. <the voltage regulator will make sure your car's alternator gets the right amount of electricity>

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First Known Use of regulator

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REGULATOR Defined for English Language Learners

regulator

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noun reg·u·la·tor \ˈre-gyə-ˌlā-tər also ˈrā-\

Definition of regulator for English Language Learners

  • : a device for controlling the level or amount of something (such as speed or temperature)

  • : an official who works for the part of the government that controls a public activity (such as banking or insurance) by making and enforcing rules


Medical Dictionary

regulator

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noun reg·u·la·tor \ˈreg-yə-ˌlāt-ər\

Medical Definition of regulator

  1. 1:  one that regulates

  2. 2:  regulatory gene


Law Dictionary

regulator

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noun reg·u·la·tor \ˈre-gyə-ˌlā-tər\

Legal Definition of regulator

  1. :  one (as a government agency) that regulates



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