a person having a strong need for control over people or situations.
a person with an obsessive need to be in control of what is happening
- Control freakery
noun 1. an obsessive need to be in control of what is happening
noun 1. (in an experiment or clinical trial) a group of subjects closely resembling the treatment group in many demographic variables but not receiving the active medication or factor under study and thereby serving as a comparison group when treatment results are evaluated. noun 1. any group used as a control in a statistical experiment, […]
- Control grid
noun 1. (electronics) another name for grid, in a tetrode, pentode and similar devices control grid An electrode used in triodes, tetrodes, and pentodes, placed between the cathode and the plate (usually very close to the cathode). Electrons emitted by the cathode must pass through the control grid to reach the positively charged plate and […]
noun, Computers. 1. either of two keys on a PC keyboard that is held down while pressing another key, as to issue a command. noun 1. a key on the keyboard of a computer that is used in conjunction with the standard keys in order to initiate a specific function, such as editing