Regulate vs Electrolyte - What's the difference?

regulate | electrolyte |


As a verb regulate

is to dictate policy.

As a noun electrolyte is

(chemistry) a substance that, in solution or when molten, ionizes and conducts electricity.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

regulate

English

Verb

(regulat)
  • To dictate policy.
  • To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
  • * Macaulay
  • the laws which regulate the successions of the seasons
  • * Bancroft
  • The herdsmen near the frontier adjudicated their own disputes, and regulated their own police.
  • To adjust to a particular specification or requirement: regulate temperature.
  • To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.
  • to regulate a watch, i.e. adjust its rate of running so that it will keep approximately standard time
    to regulate the temperature of a room, the pressure of steam, the speed of a machine, etc.
  • To put or maintain in order.
  • to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances
    to regulate one's eating habits

    Derived terms

    * deregulate * downregulate * upregulate

    electrolyte

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) a substance that, in solution or when molten, ionizes and conducts electricity
  • (physiology) any of the various ions (such as sodium or chloride) that regulate the electric charge on cells and the flow of water across their membranes