Regulate vs Controller - What's the difference?
As a verb regulate
is to dictate policy.
As a noun controller is
one who controls something.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To dictate policy.
To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
- the laws which regulate the successions of the seasons
To adjust to a particular specification or requirement: regulate temperature.
To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.
- The herdsmen near the frontier adjudicated their own disputes, and regulated their own police.
- to regulate a watch, i.e. adjust its rate of running so that it will keep approximately standard time
To put or maintain in order.
- to regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc.
- to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances
- to regulate one's eating habits
One who controls something.
* (rfdate) (Dryden)
(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.
- The great controller of our fate / Deigned to be man, and lived in low estate.
* chief, head, head man
* memory controller