either of two pins on the regulators of certain timepieces, one on each side of the hairspring, that can be moved to adjust the rate of the timepiece.
verb (used with object), regulated, regulating. 1. to control or direct by a rule, principle, method, etc.: to regulate household expenses. 2. to adjust to some standard or requirement, as amount, degree, etc.: to regulate the temperature. 3. to adjust so as to ensure accuracy of operation: to regulate a watch. 4. to put in […]
or regulator gene noun, Genetics. 1. any gene that exercises control over the expression of another gene or genes.
- Regulatory risk
noun 1. a risk to which private companies are subject, arising from the possibility of legislation or regulations that will affect business being adopted by a government
- Regulatory sequence
regulatory sequence n. A DNA sequence responsible for regulating gene expression.
adjective, Metallurgy. 1. of, relating to, or of the nature of, a regulus.