An official appointed to govern a town or region
the governor of the province
A device for controlling the flow or pressure of gas.
An official immediately below a governor in rank.
Any person having authority in the Christian church, or a particular denomination of it; specifically (in certain Reformed Churches) a lay or ruling elder.
The head of administration in a hospital or similar institution.
A school governor who at the time of election has a child or children in attendance at the school, a certain number or percentage of which, since the U.K. Education Act of 1980, each school is required by law to have in its governing body.
The governor of a nation or state; now specifically (also with capital initial(s)) the elected head of one of the states of the United States.
A governor which is actuated or regulated by means of a pendulum; specifically one having two equal pendulums attached to and revolving with a spindle driven by the engine or machine to be controlled, and operating by centrifugal force to lift a weighted sleeve and so gradually close a valve.
The chief representative of the Crown in a Commonwealth country of which the British monarch is head of state
The acting or deputy governor of a state or province, under a governor or Governor General