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In the modern desktop environment, with multitasking and alerts and constant activity, there are always more distractions. When you're at a computer, your hands are always on the controls.
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Meaning of "controls" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTROLS

controls  [kənˈtrəʊlz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTROLS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Controls is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONTROLS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of controls in the English dictionary

The definition of controls in the dictionary is a device or mechanism for operating or regulating a car, aircraft, etcat the controls operating a machine or vehicle.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTROLS


bools
bʊlz
Bowles
bəʊlz
bowls
bəʊlz
Fowles
faʊlz
nineholes
ˈnaɪnˌhəʊlz
polls
pəʊlz
Rolls
rəʊlz
Sholes
ʃəʊlz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTROLS

control room
control stick
control surface
control system
control tower
control unit
controle
controllability
controllable
controllableness
controllably
controlled
controlled drug
controlled explosion
controller
controllership
controlling
controlling interest
controlment
controverse

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTROLS

bristols
Brothers of the Christian Schools
chest of viols
chief inspector of schools
consols
dols
dual controls
fall between two stools
football pools
garden tools
gardening tools
hand controls
hols
Nichols
ockodols
pools
Schools
the Schools

Synonyms and antonyms of controls in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONTROLS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «controls» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of controls

Translation of «controls» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTROLS

Find out the translation of controls to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of controls from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «controls» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

控制
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

controles
570 millions of speakers

English

controls
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नियंत्रण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضوابط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

управления
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

controles
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিয়ন্ত্রণগুলি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contrôles
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kawalan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Steuerung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コントロール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

컨트롤
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kontrol
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

điều khiển
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கட்டுப்பாடுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नियंत्रणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kontroller
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

controlli
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kontrole
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

управління
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

controale
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ελέγχους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

beheermaatreëls
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kontroller
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kontroller
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of controls

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTROLS»

The term «controls» is very widely used and occupies the 4.832 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTROLS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about controls

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONTROLS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word controls.
1
Lemon Andersen
Work controls my life, writing controls my life, performing controls my life.
2
Lemon Andersen
It's all about the mood I'm in and the scene I'm writing. 'Cause work controls my life, writing controls my life, performing controls my life. So I don't listen to any music that's not an influence on what I'm working on that day. Music is a big influence in my work and sometimes drives the energy of where I want to go.
3
Robert Anthony
The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
4
Marco Arment
In the modern desktop environment, with multitasking and alerts and constant activity, there are always more distractions. When you're at a computer, your hands are always on the controls.
5
Napoleon Bonaparte
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.
6
Greg Brenneman
Being a consultant is like flying first-class. The food is terrific, the drinks are cold. But all you can do is walk up to the pilot and say, 'bank left.' If you're in management, you have the controls.
7
Arpad Busson
Strong organizations with strong risk controls will survive and prosper.
8
K. Eric Drexler
My greatest concern is that the emergence of this technology without the appropriate public attention and international controls could lead to an unstable arms race.
9
Peter Drucker
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
10
Kim Elizabeth
My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTROLS»

Discover the use of controls in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to controls and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Who Controls the Internet? : Illusions of a Borderless ...
Well written and filled with fascinating examples, including colorful portraits of many key players in Internet history, this is a work that is bound to stir heated debate in the cyberspace community.
Jack Goldsmith Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law Harvard University, Tim Wu Professor of Law Columbia Law School, 2006
2
Developing . NET Custom Controls and Designers Using C#
The book discusses both Windows Forms and ASP.NET Web Forms, their basic architectures, and how to go about writing custom controls and designers to support these technologies.
James Henry, 2005
3
I Have the Controls: Get Off Life's Autopilot and Take ...
Using flying as a metaphor, Manish Kumar has penned this extremely enjoyable story. Peppered with the author's insights, this book is sure to touch and inspire you to break the shackles of self-limiting beliefs and to take off in life.
Manish Kumar, 2011
4
How to Control Your Anger Before It Controls You
Two psychologists present an innovative technique to help people act assertively and control their anger, in a guide that introduces the techniques and exercises of the Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy approach
Albert Ellis, Raymond Chip Tafrate, 1998
5
Lighting Controls Handbook
Intended for energy managers, electrical engineers, building managers, lighting designers, consultants, and other electrical professionals, this book provides a practical description of major lighting controls types and how to apply them.
Craig DiLouie, 2008
6
Pro Telerik ASP.NET and Silverlight Controls: Master Telerik ...
This book provides a complete guide to implementing Telerik’s range of ASP.NET and Silverlight controls.
Jose Rolando Guay Paz, 2010
7
Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, Second Edition
The Second Edition features a new chapter on robotics, a new 16-page color insert, and information on the latest codes, regulations, and devices.
Rex Miller, Mark Miller, 2013
8
At the Controls: Questioning Video and Computer Games
"Describes what media is, how video and computer games are a part of media, and encourages readers to question the medium's influential messages"--Provided by publisher.
Neil Andersen, 2007
9
Fractional-order Systems and Controls: Fundamentals and ...
Fractional-order Systems and Controls details the use of fractional calculus in the description and modeling of systems, and in a range of control design and practical applications.
Concepción A. Monje, YangQuan Chen, Blas M. Vinagre, 2010
10
Computerized Engine Controls
This text includes in-depth insight into such cutting-edge topics as hybrid and fuel cell vehicles, GM's 42-volt system, hexadecimal conversion, multiplexing, and logic gates.
Steve Hatch, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTROLS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term controls is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Palette Launches to Shake Up Your Photo Editing with Modular …
On the software side of things, Palette is collaborating with software makers to create deep integrations between Palette controls and the ... «PetaPixel, Jul 15»
2
Greece is being cut off from parts of the internet
Greece put capital controls — which limit withdrawals from bank accounts and a €60 per day cash limit from ATMs — in place on June 29. «Business Insider, Jul 15»
3
Johnson Controls wins $44.5 million federal contract
Johnson Controls Inc. has won a $44.5 million contract to replace and upgrade heating, cooling and power equipment at the U.S. Census ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
4
Oz Defence Dept 'not punitive' with crypto export controls
Australia's Department of Defence is meeting with security pros, including Google, to nut out the finer points of that country's dual-use control ... «The Register, Jul 15»
5
Amazon Web Services adds more fine-grained controls for …
Amazon Web Services adds more fine-grained controls for provisioning cloud infrastructure with Auto Scaling. The Amazon Web Services ... «VentureBeat, Jul 15»
6
Devon Staples' mother calls for controls on explosives after fireworks …
The mother of a Maine man who died on July 4 when he placed a firework on his head says her son believed the explosive was a dud as she ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Fed Forces Santander to Revamp Capital, Risk Controls
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston reached a broad agreement with the U.S. affiliate of Spanish powerhouse Banco Santander calling for ... «American Banker, Jul 15»
8
Brunner Island power plant will get new mercury controls, despite …
The new owners of the Brunner Island power plant in York County will continue building controls to remove 90 percent of mercury emissions ... «LancasterOnline, Jul 15»
9
iRule and On Controls: One Company, Two Home Automation Brands
On Controls would become the basis for iRule's professional integration offering. Here, CE Pro visits with iRule founder Itai Ben-Gal about the ... «CEPro, Jul 15»
10
Mom of man killed shooting fireworks off head calls for controls on …
Staples' mother, Kathleen Staples, said she is going to reach out to lawmakers about the possibility of tighter controls over fireworks. The state ... «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Controls [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/controls>. Dec 2019 ».
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