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controller

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Noun
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con=trol=ler

CIDE DICTIONARY

controllern. [From control, v. t.: cf. F. contrôleur.].
  •  One who, or that which, controls or restraines; one who has power or authority to regulate or control; one who governs.  [1913 Webster]
    "The great controller of our fate
    Deigned to be man, and lived in low estate.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  An officer appointed to keep a counter register of accounts, or to examine, rectify, or verify accounts.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any electric device for controlling a circuit or system;  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  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.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

controller, n.
1 a person or thing that controls.
2 a person in charge of expenditure, esp. a steward or comptroller.

Derivative
controllership n.
Etymology
ME counterroller f. AF contrerollour (as CONTROL)

THESAURUS

controller

Big Brother, CA, CPA, accountant, accountant general, actuary, auditor, bank accountant, bank examiner, boatswain, bookkeeper, boss, bursar, calculator, cashier, cashkeeper, certified public accountant, chamberlain, chartered accountant, chief, clerk, comptroller, control, cost accountant, cost keeper, curator, depositary, depository, financial officer, floor manager, floorman, floorwalker, foreman, gaffer, ganger, governor, head, headman, inspector, journalizer, liquidator, monitor, noncommissioned officer, overman, overseer, paymaster, proctor, purse bearer, purser, receiver, reckoner, recorder, registrar, regulator, servo control, servo regulator, sirdar, slave driver, steward, straw boss, subforeman, super, superintendent, supervisor, surveyor, taskmaster, treasurer, trustee, visitor

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