• The regulation of traffic
    The regulation of traffic
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n regulating the act of controlling or directing according to rule "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
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Construction of Beard's Regulator Construction of Beard's Regulator
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Regulator and Gauge Regulator and Gauge

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: A regulation baseball has exactly 108 stitches
    • n regulating The act indicated by the verb regulate.
    • n regulating Specifically In railroading, the work in the yard of making up trains, storing cars, etc.; drilling or switching.
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  • John M. Thomas
    John M. Thomas
    “You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best.”
  • Saying
    “Force is that which rules the actions without regulating the will.”
  • George Lundberg
    George Lundberg
    “Information on the Internet is subject to the same rules and regulations as conversation at a bar.”
  • John Locke
    “To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.”
  • John B. S. Haldane
    John B. S. Haldane
    “The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms.”


In literature:

Among them are various regulations respecting the church of England.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)" by John Marshall
The effect of leaving commerce to regulate itself is to submit it to the regulation of other nations.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 5 (of 5)" by John Marshall
The general power to regulate implies the power to regulate in all things.
"The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation"
He appointed an embassy for Holland, to regulate some points of commerce with the states-general.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
The New York regulations have 183 sections relating to sanitary work, and the English regulations have 96 sections.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
The offence and its punishment are regulated in England by the Larceny Act 1861.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
If we will give up to them the regulation of our tariffs, they will leave us triumphant in the domain of theory.
"Sophisms of the Protectionists" by Frederic Bastiat
It was hard to regulate these wandering physicians.
"Old-Time Makers of Medicine" by James J. Walsh
Hogs, like other animals, require tonics, bowel regulators and worm expellers.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
The regulations in daily use at Kaiserswerth are based on those that Fliedner drew up in the early days of the institution.
"Deaconesses in Europe" by Jane M. Bancroft
What is to be done by those who have lost the Guidance of Hunger in regulating the Amount of Food.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
But there seems to be no certain regulation of this water loss.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
The regulations are made without experience.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
There is a large collection of Drafts, Minutes, Warrants, Regulations.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
By regulating and equalizing the output in the different localities, it can run more nearly full time.
"The Principles of Economics" by Frank A. Fetter
The title of the district officer varies according to whether the province is "regulation" or "non-regulation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
A wooden table and bench and "Regulations for Tramps" were the remaining articles of furniture.
"Glimpses into the Abyss" by Mary Higgs
The result was that it again held the territory and could regulate the transportation tolls, but what a price had been paid!
"The Railroad Problem" by Edward Hungerford
But a majority of the States considered the regulation of tonnage an essential part of the regulation of trade.
"History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution of the United States, Vol. 2" by George Ticknor Curtis
With the new blue-flame stoves it gives an intense heat, easily regulated.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne

In poetry:

I never kill a fly because
I think that what we have of laws
To regulate and civilize
Our daily life - we owe to flies.
"Flies" by Robert W Service
Survey, my Fair! that lucid stream,
Adown the smiling valley stray;
Would Art attempt, or Fancy dream,
To regulate its winding way?
"Ode to a Young Lady" by William Shenstone
ASTOLFO. These strange bursts of savage malice
You should regulate, if you can;
Wild beasts are to civilised man
As rude mountains to a palace.
"Life Is A Dream - Act II" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
His armour he has buckled on, to wage
The regulation war against the Stage;
And warns his congregation all to shun
"The Presence-Chamber of the Evil One,"
"The Reverend Micah Sowls" by William Schwenck Gilbert
O shade, so sedate and decorous by day, with calm countenance and
regulated pace;
But away, at night, as you fly, none looking—O then the unloosen'd
Of tears! tears! tears!
"Tears" by Walt Whitman
Let Husbands ne'er, for George's sake,
Wear horns but those of female make:
They fit best which your loving spouse
Silently places on your brows.
When she conducts them you'll look big;
She'll regulate them like your wig.
"The Jealous Head" by William Hutton

In news:

FAA makes the regulations and oversees the AMT schools.
Designed and manufactured in Germany, the Awi-Flex multifunctional biogas analyzer is supplied with a small air compressor that regulates air injection into the digester (above the sludge level) to between 0.5 and 1.
Massachusetts passed regulation governing drug and device company sales and marketing that the state's deputy counsel boasted is the most stringent of.
Royal regulations for Ascot 's fashionistas.
Increased regulation of bank lending still needs to allow for measured risks that permit sound small businesses to receive funding needed to thrive.
Notable deaths in arts, A to M. Critics say new regulation endangers sex workers' lives.
Then, in the 1970s, when governments began passing anti-litter regulations, the beer-bottle deposit was the best way to control littering.
How popular is the company with his regulators.
New pro-bank, anti-regulation group is Utahn's brainchild .
The government's investment in smart meters—to help monitor and regulate energy consumption in homes—is a waste of money.
A Breather from Regulations The JOBS Act lives up to its name.
Wood, partner, Reed Smith, LLC, discussed the current hurdles, government regulations, risks, and best practices for marketers in relation to digital media and the internet.
GA Hit With Flurry of Burdensome Security Regulations.
To read state air quality regulations or to file a complaint, go to the El Paso County Health Department's website and look for "air quality".
"The main economic cost associated with the proposed (Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations) would arise from the loss to consumers who may have to pay a higher price for dried marijuana," the regulations say.

In science:

Let (φκ , ψκ ) be the one-sided reflection map with upper barrier at κ, so that φκ (y ) = y − ψκ (y ), with φκ (y ) being the content function and ψκ (y ) being the nondecreasing regulator function; see §§5.2 and 13.5 of .
Martingale proofs of many-server heavy-traffic limits for Markovian queues
Secondly, the total energy budget available from AGN is orders of magnitude larger than that required to regulate cooling flows.
Thermodynamical properties of the ICM from hydrodynamical simulations
The participants in the survey were asked if they had ever violated against the regulations in the year preceding the survey.
Accounting for self-protective responses in randomized response data from a social security survey using the zero-inflated Poisson model
The variable know ledge rules (mean = 3.8, sd = 0.90) denotes on a 5-point scale of the respondents’ general knowledge of the social security regulations.
Accounting for self-protective responses in randomized response data from a social security survey using the zero-inflated Poisson model
We will discuss a family of random graph models with a single real parameter α that regulates the influence of an underlying structure.
Phase Transitions in Partially Structured Random Graphs
Geard and Wiles (Geard and Wiles, 2003) used a simple recurrent network to model the process of gene regulation and evolved systems that were able to generate the first four cell divisions of the C. elegans cell lineage tree.
Epigenetic Tracking, a Method to Generate Arbitrary Shapes By Using Evolutionary-Developmental Techniques
The build-up of baryonic mass in galaxies is regulated by a complex interplay of energy and matter between different gas phases.
The Molecular Hydrogen Explorer H2EX
Statistical mechanics provides a powerful tool for dissecting the DNA-protein interactions that take place during transcriptional regulation.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
One of the important goals of this work is to demand a rich interplay between theories of transcriptional regulation and corresponding experiments.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
Rosenfeld N, Young JW, Alon U, Swain PS, Elowitz MB (2005) Gene regulation at the single-cell level.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation
We therefore assume thermal hopping regulates all grain surface reaction rates.
Ice Lines, Planetesimal Composition and Solid Surface Density in the Solar Nebula
A transducer is said to accept a pair of strings (α, β ), if it assigns non-zero output weight to them, i.e., [[T ]] (α, β ) (cid:54)= ¯0. A transducer is said to be regulated if the output weight associated to any pair of strings is well defined in K.
Graph Kernels
Since we disallow  transitions, our transducers are always regulated. A weighted automaton is a transducer with identical input and output labels.
Graph Kernels
The nature of such interactions is interesting, because the evolution and morphology of large-scale flows can ultimately be regulated by ob jects of much smaller size.
The turbulent destruction of clouds - I. A k-epsilon treatment of turbulence in 2D models of adiabatic shock-cloud interactions
Both of them rely on an explicit representative of the Beilinson regulator.
A chain morphism for Adams operations on rational algebraic K-theory