Top-Down Control

Science / Marine Biology / Top-Down Control: Refers to food webs where control of a population is mainly explained by consumption by a species or group of species at higher levels of the food chain (e.g., population change of population of mussels controled by seastar predation).

Other Words for Control

Control Verb Synonyms: command, dominate, direct, steer, pilot, hold sway over, rule, exercise power or authority over, govern, manage, lead, conduct, be in control (of), call the tune, guide, oversee, supervise
Control Noun Synonyms: restraint, check, curb, mastery, command, dominance, domination
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National Priorities List For Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Sites

Health / Disease / National Priorities List For Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Sites: (National Priorities List or NPL) EPA's list of the most serious uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the United States. The NPL is updated on a regular basis. MORE

Negative Feedback Control

Science / Biology / Negative Feedback Control: Occurs when information produced by the feedback reverses the direction of the response; regulates the secretion of most hormones. MORE

Media Access Control (MAC) Address

Technology / Computers / Media Access Control (MAC) Address: In networking, MAC Address refers to the globally unique hardware address of an Ethernet network interface card. MORE

Loss-Control Activities

Business / Finance / Loss-Control Activities: Actions that an insured person or company takes at the instigation of an insurance company in order to prevent accidents or losses. MORE

Land Use And Development Controls

Business / Agriculture / Land Use And Development Controls: Ordinances, resolutions, and controls enacted by local government under the authority of state enabling legislation to protect public health, safety, or welfare. Many controls can affect agricultural MORE

Local Control

Entertainment / Photography / Local Control: Method of controlling the final quality of a print by increasing or decreasing the exposure given to localized areas of the print by selective masking. MORE

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