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regulator

Pronunciation: /ˈregjəleɪtər; ˈregjʊleɪtə(r)/

Translation of regulator in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (mechanism) regulador (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The supply of oxygen cylinders and regulators has been increased to support more than one patient in a single room should the need arise.
    • Also you can install tap flow aerators or regulators to decrease the amount of water used when washing your hands or brushing your teeth.
    • The company made regulators for gas cylinders.
    1.2 (person, body)[ persona u organismo que regula una institución ]
    Example sentences
    • They called for urgent action to address the problems, including a referral to the forensic science regulator.
    • We begin with two more California banks shut down by federal regulators.
    • The Darby Mine has been cited 10 times in the last month by federal regulators.
    Example sentences
    • And once federal regulators are involved, industry executives are much more likely to examine their own corporate behavior.
    • The Public Accounts Committee is urging the industry regulator to carry out a new review into whether the market is anti-competitive.
    • Fearing a public crisis of confidence in the industry, regulators were quick to move in.
    1.3 (clock) reloj (masculine) patrón
    Example sentences
    • An extremely accurate clock, called a regulator, is used to measure the time it occurs.

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