Rocker vs Controller - What's the difference?

rocker | controller |

As nouns the difference between rocker and controller

is that rocker is rocker (someone passionate about rock music) while controller is one who controls something.




(en noun)
  • A curved piece of wood attached to the bottom of a rocking chair or cradle that enables it to rock back and forth.
  • Hence, a rocking chair
  • (surfing) The lengthwise curvature of a surfboard. (More rocker is a more curved board.)
  • All modern surfboards share a similar rocker design — Bruce Jones []
  • Someone passionate about rock music.
  • A musician who plays rock music.
  • (informal) A rock music song.
  • * Pitchfork Media []
  • "Girls & Boys" is
  • One who rocks something.
  • * Fuller
  • It was I, sir, said the rocker , who had the honour, some thirty years since, to attend on your highness in your infancy.
  • (UK) A member of a British subculture of the 1960s, opposed to the mods, who dressed in black leather and were interested in 1950s music.
  • Any implement or machine working with a rocking motion, such as a trough mounted on rockers for separating gold dust from gravel, etc., by agitation in water.
  • A rocking horse.
  • A skate with a curved blade, somewhat resembling in shape the rocker of a cradle.
  • (engineering) A rock shaft.
  • Derived terms

    * off one's rocker


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    (en noun)
  • One who controls something.
  • * (rfdate) (Dryden)
  • The great controller of our fate / Deigned to be man, and lived in low estate.
  • (business) A person who audits, and manages the financial affairs of a company or government; a comptroller.
  • (computing) A mechanism that controls or regulates the operation of a machine, especially a peripheral device in a computer.
  • (nautical) An iron block, usually bolted to a ship's deck, for controlling the running out of a chain cable. The links of the cable tend to drop into hollows in the block, and thus hold fast until disengaged.
  • Synonyms

    * administrator * foreman * chief, head, head man * comptroller * overseer * organizer * superintendent * supervisor

    Derived terms

    * memory controller * microcontroller