Regulation vs Adjusting - What's the difference?

regulation | adjusting |

As nouns the difference between regulation and adjusting

is that regulation is regulation while adjusting is adjustment.

As a verb adjusting is




  • (uncountable)   The act of regulating or the condition of being regulated.
  • (countable)   A law or administrative rule, issued by an organization, used to guide or prescribe the conduct of members of that organization.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-17
  • , author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot , title=Money just makes the rich suffer , volume=188, issue=23, page=19 , magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) citation , passage=In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. […]  The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining the ultra-wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.}}
  • * Army regulations state a soldier AWOL over 30 days is a deserter.
  • (European Union law) A form of legislative act which is self-effecting, and requires no further intervention by the Member States to become law.
  • (lb) Mechanism controlling DNA transcription.
  • (lb) Physiological process which consists in maintaining homoeostasis.
  • Adjective

  • In conformity with applicable rules and regulations.
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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • adjustment
  • * 1919 , The Cornell Countryman (volumes 17-18, page 264)
  • The big economic shiftings and adjustings pinch us now and then; and we shall save energy if we adapt ourselves forthwith, without reviling the rest of the family.