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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·trol·ler /kənˈtrolɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 控制裝置; 控制器

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 通用緩衝器控制器 UBC

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 分析器-記錄器-控制器 ARC

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·trol·ler n.
 1. One who, or that which, controls or restraines; one who has power or authority to regulate or control; one who governs.
 The great controller of our fate
 Deigned to be man, and lived in low estate.   --Dryden.
 2. An officer appointed to keep a counter register of accounts, or to examine, rectify, or verify accounts. [More commonly written controller.]
 3. Naut. An iron block, usually bolted to a ship's deck, for controlling the running out of a chain cable. The links of the cable tend to drop into hollows in the block, and thus hold fast until disengaged.
 4. Elec. Any electric device for controlling a circuit or system; specif.: (a) An electromagnet, excited by the main current, for throwing a regulator magnet into or out of circuit in an automatic device for constant current regulation. (b) A kind of multiple switch for gradually admitting the current to, or shutting it off from, an electric motor; as, a car controller for an electric railway car.
 5.  Mach. A lever controlling the speed of an engine; -- applied esp. to the lever governing a throttle valve, as of a steam or gasoline engine, esp. on an automobile.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who maintains and audits business accounts [syn: accountant,
      2: a person who directs and restrains [syn: restrainer]
      3: a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; "the
         speed control on his turntable was not working properly";
         "I turned the controls over to her" [syn: control]