1A person or thing that directs or regulates something: the power controller on a subway train
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- The fan will still get power from the fan controller; it will just be monitored by both.
- The engine and automatic transmission controllers are combined into a single processor.
- It had been alleged that a particular dealer had behaved fraudulently and the controller duly exercised the power.
1.1A person in charge of an organization’s finances.
- Chief financial officers and controllers are generally thought of as employees of organizations.
- Finally the administrative controllers were to be charged with the annual audit of each set of plant accounts.
- Central bankers are now more the observers of international finance rather than the controllers of it.
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- Taking over the controllership is a huge responsibility but immensely exciting with the bonus of having the chance to develop the channel into a mature digital radio station.
- And while the man, a 10-year banking veteran, had lent to the wireless industry he had no operational experience, no controllership or accounting background, and had never served as a financial officer at any company.
- Under his controllership, the channel has won numerous awards in its two years of existence.
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