What is regulator?

  • (noun): Any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc..
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on regulator, regulators:

Regulator - Groups of People
... the Shaysites, followers of Daniel Shays during Shays' Rebellion (1786) A faction in the Regulator–Moderator War (1839–1844) A vigilante organized in response to the Banditti of the Prairie (1835 ...
Alternative Air Source - Non-redundant Alternative Gas Sources
... These include a secondary regulator on a manifolded twin set without isolation valve, a secondary regulator on a double cylinder valve on a single ... The use of two independent regulators on independent cylinder valves supplied from the same cylinder is a system most applicable to cold-water diving, where a regulator ...
Subprime Mortgage Crisis Solutions Debate - Regulation - Systemic Risk Regulator
... The purpose of a systemic risk regulator would be to address the failure of any entity of sufficient scale that a disorderly failure would threaten the ... Such a regulator would be designed to address failures of entities such as Lehman Brothers and AIG more effectively ...
Leopoldt's Conjecture
... Leopoldt (1962, 1975), states that the p-adic regulator of a number field does not vanish ... The p-adic regulator is an analogue of the usual regulator defined using p-adic logarithms instead of the usual logarithms, introduced by H.-W ... Leopoldt proposed a definition of a p-adic regulator Rp attached to K and a prime number p ...
Good Regulator
... The Good Regulator is a theorem due to Roger C ... It is stated "Every Good Regulator of a system must be a model of that system" ... Any regulator that is maximally successful and simple must be isomorphic with the system being regulated ...

More definitions of "regulator":

  • (noun): A control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel).
    Synonyms: governor
  • (noun): A official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest.