control element


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control element

[kən′trōl ‚el·ə·mənt]
(control systems)
The portion of a feedback control system that acts on the process or machine being controlled.
(cell and molecular biology)
A site within a gene or operon that acts to control gene expression.
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Fortunately, we still have our "junk DNA" and, we hope, new diagnostic tests based on noncoding DNA control elements, such as the one identified on the 9p21 interval, that will add someday to our ability to predict cardiovascular disease risk.
Through the numerical control element will specify the material tensile strength values as shown in the table properties.
The Air Force tactical control element team schedules flights, tracks incoming air assets, and observes all moving equipment on the airstrip to ensure that it is operated correctly.
For example, each field army in Korea is augmented by a special operations command and control element organized around a Special Forces operational detachment in its headquarters.
Use of industry 'best practice' benchmarks, as well as case studies from management publications, will aid in developing relevant control elements.
We are pleased to be awarded this follow-on contract to supply launch and recovery elements and the mission control elements to the Northrop Grumman Global Hawk program and the Air Force.
The implementation process for our quality control system using the firm's quality control document, which began in 1989, involved a series of nine in-house seminars that I taught, each covering one quality control element.
All aspects of each virtual network are centrally monitored and managed using the Tropos Control element management system.
The new software exists in both the airplane and the mission control element that maintains communications with it from the ground.
The central control element of the CarPC in the central console replaces a multitude of buttons, keys and dials, the clear screen design of the display helps drivers to spot the required information at a glance.
The IRS contended that, as a matter of law, core deposits were part of goodwill and even if a taxpayer could successfully estimate the value and duration of such deposits, the patronage of core depositors was a control element of goodwill.
Army with the configuration control element in support of network management for the U.