con·trol·ler


con·trol·ler
/kənˈtroʊlɚ/ noun, pl -lers [count]
1 : a person who is in charge of the money received and paid out by a business or college
2 : a person who directs the action of something

an air traffic controller

3 : a device or piece of equipment used to operate a machine, vehicle, or system

a volume controller


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • con|trol|ler — «kuhn TROH luhr», noun. 1. a person employed to supervise expenditures or to manage financial affairs; comptroller: »The mayor directed the city controller to examine the expenses of the fire department. 2. a person who controls, directs, or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • con|trol´ler|ship — con|trol|ler «kuhn TROH luhr», noun. 1. a person employed to supervise expenditures or to manage financial affairs; comptroller: »The mayor directed the city controller to examine the expenses of the fire department. 2. a person who controls,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|con|trol|ler — «DEE kuhn TROH luhr», noun. a person or thing that decontrols: »The government handed decontrollers orders to fix the prices of steel stock at levels that guarantee no dramatic loss for the nation s exchequer (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • trol — as·trol·a·ter; as·trol·a·try; as·trol·o·ger; as·trol·o·gist; as·trol·o·gis·tic; as·trol·o·gize; as·trol·o·gous; as·trol·o·gy; ben·zes·trol; comp·trol·ler; comp·trol·ler·ship; con·trol·la·bil·i·ty; con·trol·la·ble; con·trol·ler; con·trol·ler·ship; …   English syllables

  • ler — al·ber·tus·ta·ler; al·ler·gen; al·ler·gic; al·ler·gin; al·ler·gist; al·ler·gol·o·gy; al·ler·gy; al·ler·i·on; an·nul·ler; ant·ler; ant·ler·ite; ar·til·ler·ist; be·dev·il·ler; beg·ler·beg; bel·ler; bel·ler·ic; bel·ler·o·phon; bime·ler·ite;… …   English syllables

  • controller — con·trol·ler …   English syllables

  • controller — con•trol•ler [[t]kənˈtroʊ lər[/t]] n. 1) bus a government official or an officer of a business firm, usu. the chief accountant, who superintends financial accounts and transactions; comptroller 2) a person who regulates, directs, or restrains 3)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Controller — ◆ Con|trol|ler 〈 [ troʊ:lə(r)] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: 〉 1. Prüfer 2. Leiter des Rechnungswesens 3. = Kontroller [Etym.: engl.]   ◆ Die Buchstabenfolge con|tr… kann auch cont|r… getrennt werden …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • controller — con·trol·ler s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. TS ferr. comando manuale che regola la velocità dei veicoli a motore elettrico 2. TS tecn., elettron. dispositivo elettronico o elettromeccanico per effettuare le commutazioni dei circuiti 3. TS… …   Dizionario italiano

  • controller — con|trol|ler [kənˈtrəulə US ˈtroulər] n 1.) someone who is in charge of a particular system, organization, or part of an organization ▪ air traffic controllers 2.) also comptroller formal someone who is in charge of the money received or paid out …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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