Definition of moderator in English:
1An arbitrator or mediator: Egypt managed to assert its role as a regional moderator
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- We applaud the efforts of model developers to look at mediators and moderators of effectiveness, and believe that this will be an extremely productive avenue of research.
- Potential mediators and moderators of the relation between childhood peer rejection and negative outcomes have not been thoroughly tested.
- Thus, it appears that ethnic identity more likely operates as a moderator or as a mediator or as a co-factor in protection from drug abuse.
1.1A presiding officer, especially a chairman of a debate.
- Or had the retired general simply not considered the possibility that debate moderators would ask him questions?
- Aggressive moderators don't get picked as debate moderators, Lou.
- And my answer there is that my function as a debate moderator has always been to just to facilitate the exchange between the candidates, to get them to talk about it.
1.2A Presbyterian minister presiding over an ecclesiastical body.
- He has been the moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church since he founded it in 1951, a longer run in power than most popes.
- Last month the former moderator of the Presbyterian Church, went so far as to call for an end to the withdrawal by Protestants from mixed towns and areas.
- The organization constituted itself in January and elected as moderator the head of the Episcopal Diocese of New York.
3 Physics A substance used in a nuclear reactor to retard neutrons.
- Heavy water is a suitable and convenient moderator of neutrons in nuclear reactors.
- The moderator provides neutrons, which are captured by the uranium atoms.
- The most common moderators are substances of low atomic weight such as heavy water (deuterium oxide) or graphite.
- Example sentences
- If not, then the communities are not similar enough for that argument to apply for moderatorship.
- Even if I'm not eligible for moderatorship, it would still be fun to watch the events.
- No one here will get a moderatorship based on celebrity status or otherwise, the ones who got moderatorships here got them based on their support and treatment of me in the past.
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