Part of speech: noun

One who or that which regulates; a clock of great accuracy.

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Usage examples "regulator":

  1. Heat, as well as waste, is given off by the blood when it is poured out to the surface; so another most important use of the skin is as a heat regulator. - "A Handbook of Health", Woods Hutchinson.
  2. Put flock in condition with Pratts Poultry Regulator. - "Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry", Pratt Food Co..
  3. Emphasis, besides its other offices, is the great regulator of quantity. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.