A device used to transfer electric energy from one circuit to another, especially a pair of multiply wound, inductively coupled wire coils that effect such a transfer with a change in voltage, current, phase, or other electric characteristic.
(Music) A device in various keyboard instruments for deadening the vibrations of the strings.
A device that sets off equipment at a certain temperature, as a fire alarm system
A source of regularly occurring pulses used to measure the passage of time, as in a computer.
A feedback device on a machine or engine that is used to provide automatic control, as of speed, pressure, or temperature.
An alphabetical list of contents, as names or subjects; specif., such a list, together with the page numbers where they appear in the text, usually placed at the end of a book or other publication
A membranous structure in a hollow organ or passage, as in an artery, that folds or closes to prevent the return flow of the body fluid passing through it.
A handle, usually round, of a door, drawer, etc.
Authority or ability to manage or direct:
A usually graduated disk or knob for controlling some function, as the selection of a TV channel or the temperature of an oven
Of a corporation, an individual selected to serve on its board of directors and thereby oversee the management of its affairs.
One who directs a business or other enterprise.
A gene that causes the production of a protein that regulates or suppresses the activity of one or more structural genes.
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