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Definition of control:

  1. Any of the physical factors determining the climate of any particular place, as latitude, distribution of land and water, altitude, exposure, prevailing winds, permanent high- or low- barometric- pressure areas, ocean currents, mountain barriers, soil, and vegetation.
  2. The complete apparatus used to control a mechanism or machine in operation, as a flying machine in flight;
  3. the mechanism controlling the rudders and ailerons.

Synonyms:

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