control character

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n control character ASCII characters to indicate carriage return or tab or backspace; typed by depressing a key and the control key at the same time
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Quotations

  • Grenville Kleiser
    Grenville Kleiser
    “By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.”
  • Thomas A. Edison
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    “What man's mind can create, man's character can control.”

Usage

In literature:

It controlled the mores, prescribed the ethics, and made the character.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Their national character pointed to national control.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
In so far as the exercise of legislative power is controlled by the Supreme Court our government is essentially aristocratic in character.
"The Spirit of American Government" by J. Allen Smith
Collective control deals with these wastes and dangers, adjusting itself to their extent and character.
"The Evolution of Modern Capitalism" by John Atkinson Hobson
Through experience, and by means of the mechanisms of habit and character, control is secured over instinctive reactions.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The tastes of the dwellers in cities control, more and more, the character of our newspapers.
"The American Mind" by Bliss Perry
The character of the light which falls on it gives the note, and controls.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
This controlled his character, this shaped his manners.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various
The particular weather types resulting from this control give the climates their distinctive character.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
He held that the characters should control the author, not he them.
"Methods of Authors" by Hugo Erichsen
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In news:

Venus in Fur, David Ives' two-character play about the relationship between a hungry actress and a controlling writer-director, made its Broadway premiere Oct 13 following an acclaimed Off-Broadway debut in 2010.
Venus in Fur , David Ives' two-character play about the relationship between a hungry actress and a controlling writer-director, made its Broadway premiere Oct 13 following an acclaimed Off-Broadway debut in 2010.
Nelly Furtado and her team leapt into damage control mode when 'Big Hoops (Bigger the Better),' the somewhat out of character first single from 'The Spirit Indestructible ,' tanked.
Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who controlled the iconic "Sesame Street" character Elmo, took a leave of absence from the Sesame Workshop after he was accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy.
The Birmingham News Lucas Joiner controls a remote batmobile as a large crowd turned out at a Hoover Public Library event with a costumed Batman character in conjunction with the opening of "The Dark Knight" movie.
Whether viewed as a prolific genius or as a blowhard lunatic with no quality control, there's no denying that the larger-than-life Wylie was a steamroller of a character who did everything his way to the f. Hidden in the Name.
Bots are computer program that control video game characters and play against real people.
Characters spiral out of control when faced with losing a loved one.
In Resident Evil 2 and 3, players took control of characters trying to escape Raccoon City, a city suddenly overcome with zombies.
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In science:

The difference is proportional to the magnetic flux through through the shaded area. A non-local character of the interaction with magnetic filed is clearly seen from Eq.(1.3): the phase difference is controlled by the flux rather than the magnetic field in the vicinity of the particle tra jectories.
Paraxial propagation of a quantum charge in a random magnetic field
This might cause puzzling consequences when studying the character of the ground states, not only because of the bad control parameter, but also because the percolation correlation length may be mistaken for something as the magnetization correlation length.
Susceptibility and Percolation in 2D Random Field Ising Magnets
We identify the character of symmetry-breaking bifurcations of the simple clustered state and show that, depending on the control parameters, both super- and subcritical bifurcations can occur.
Symmetry breaking and coarsening of clusters in a prototypical driven granular gas
Exploring the Control of Global Dialogue Properties in NECA In this section we discuss the control of global dialogue properties in the NECA system.2 NECA generates Dialogue Scripts that can be performed by animated characters.
Dialogue as Discourse: Controlling Global Properties of Scripted Dialogue
A Gesture Assignment Module, which controls the temporal coordination of gestures and speech. 5. A player, which plays the animated characters and the corresponding speech sound files.
Dialogue as Discourse: Controlling Global Properties of Scripted Dialogue
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