Technology / Motorcycle / Engine Control Unit (ECU): Controls various aspects of an internal combustion engine’s operation. ECUs control the quantity of fuel injected into each cylinder, with each engine cycle, by monitoring the engine through sensors. ECUs also control ignition timing and other peripherals. A special category of ECUs are those which are programmable. These units do not have a fixed behavior, but can be reprogrammed by the user.
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
Engine Adjective Synonyms: motor, machine, mechanism, appliance, apparatus, locomotive
Unit Noun Synonyms: element, component, entity, part, item, constituent, piece, portion, segment, section, module
Science / Tides and Currents / Primary Control Tide Station: A tide station at which continuous observations have been made over a minimum of 19 years. Its purpose is to provide data for computing accepted values of the harmonic and non-harmonic constants essen MORE
Business / Finance / Present Value Of Growth Opportunities: Net present value (NPV) of investments the firm is expected to make in the future. MORE