Definition of Regulating

1. Noun. The act of controlling or directing according to rule. "Fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"

Exact synonyms: Regulation
Generic synonyms: Control
Specialized synonyms: Devaluation, Gun Control, Indexation, Timing, Limitation, Restriction
Derivative terms: Regulate, Regulate



Definition of Regulating

1. Verb. (present participle of ''regulate'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Regulating

1. regulate [v] - See also: regulate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regulating

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regularness
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regulatable
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regulating (current term)
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regulatory agency
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regulatory authority

Literary usage of Regulating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Marine Steam Engine by Richard Sennett (1898)
"regulating valve. The steam, after leaving the separator, when this is fitted, ... The regulating valve, as originally fitted, consisted simply of a flat, ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1819)
"We shall content ourselves \vith the following specimen of regulating statutes, ... 44. for regulating the wages of silk weavers ; 36 Geo. III. c. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The regulating officer at each such station was a member of the Fourth Section ... Upon the regulating officer fell the responsibility that a steady flow pi ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"trator supplied with heating steam under const, pressure, passes to a regulating chamber fitted with a weir so shaped that the flow is directly proportional ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"... prepared and graded for public travel, and to assess the expense of such regulating, grading and preparing for travel " upon the lands and premises ..."

6. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1893)
"DRAFT OF A BILL FOR regulating THE APPOINTMENT OF DELEGATES TO GENERAL CONGRESS.1 vs A. [May 12, 1777.] Be it enacted by the General assembly of the ..."

7. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1893)
"DRAFT OF A BILL FOR regulating THE APPOINTMENT OF DELEGATES TO GENERAL CONGRESS.1 vs A. [May 12, 1777.] Be it enacted by the General assembly of the ..."

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