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regulated, past tense; regulated, past participle; regulates, 3rd person singular present; regulating, present participle;
  1. Control or maintain the rate or speed of (a machine or process) so that it operates properly
    • - a hormone that regulates metabolism and organ function
  2. Control or supervise (something, esp. a company or business activity) by means of rules and regulations
    • - the organization that regulates fishing in the region
  3. Set (a clock or other apparatus) according to an external standard

  1. fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of; "regulate the temperature"; "modulate the pitch"
  2. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
  3. determine: shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
  4. baffle: check the emission of (sound)
  5. (regulated) controlled or governed according to rule or principle or law; "well regulated industries"; "houses with regulated temperature"
  6. (regulating) regulation: the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
  7. "Regulate" is a 1994 song performed by Warren G and Nate Dogg. Released in the summer of 1994, the track appears on the soundtrack to the film Above the Rim and later Warren G.'s album Regulate...G Funk Era. The song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #8 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart . ...
  8. (Regulation (Brussels)) Regulation (verordening, règlement) in Belgium refers to legislation passed by the Brussels Parliament in exercise of its agglomeration competences and by the Common Community Commission in certain cases.
  9. (Regulation (European Union)) A regulation is a legislative act of the European Union that becomes immediately enforceable as law in all member states simultaneously. Regulations can be distinguished from directives which, at least in principle, need to be transposed into national law. ...
  10. (Regulation (law)) A regulation is a form of secondary legislation issued by a government minister under the authority of primary legislation. Regulations are used to make the detailed arrangements which give effect to the intent and purpose of primary legislation. ...
  11. (Regulation (magazine)) Regulation is a quarterly periodical about policy published by the Cato Institute. It was started in 1977 by the American Enterprise Institute and acquired by Cato in 1989. ...
  12. To dictate policy; To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law; To adjust to a particular specification or requirement: regulate temperature; To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning; To put or maintain in order: regulate one's eating habits
  13. (regulation) The act of regulating or the condition of being regulated; A law or administrative rule, issued by an organization, used to guide or prescribe the conduct of members of that organization; In conformity with applicable rules and regulations
  14. (Regulated) For OHTD purposes, refers to those agencies, industries, companies, or employees that must operate under Federal guidelines. Examples: DOT, NRC, DOD
  15. (Regulated) the status of materials that may be used in organic production, processing, or handling
  16. (regulated) contaminants that require monitoring with specific MCLs set by the EPA.
  17. Regulated occupations have legal requirements or restrictions with regards to licensing, certification or registration. They are occupations(e.g. forester, lawyer, nurse and teacher) and trades (e.g. ...
  18. To be regulated, said of a train, means that it is stopped at a certain point before its final destination because of weather, track problems, etc.
  19. (REGULATING) A component of normal maintenance, and suitable for home use, but separate from tuning regulating is adjusting the Action to make everything work properly. ...
  20. (REGULATING) UNIT Made up by balance (s.) and balance spring (s.), governing the division of time within the mechanical movement, assuring its regular running and accuracy. ...
  21. (Regulating) Forming a surface to a required shape or contour.
  22. (Regulating) Helps balance and normalize body functions.
  23. (Regulating) In experiments where volunteers were woken each time they began to dream, a breakdown in the efficiency of mind and body soon became apparent. The Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung described dreams as compensatory. ...
  24. (Regulating) provision - the provision of all types of goods and services is governed by implicit or explicit rules and conventions which need to be formulated and enforced; and
  25. With fine regulating the watchmaker adjusts a watch to run as accurately as possible (see Fine Time Adjustment).