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moderator

1. Presbyterian Church a minister appointed to preside over a Church court, synod, or general assembly
2. a presiding officer at a public or legislative assembly
3. a material, such as heavy water or graphite, used for slowing down neutrons in the cores of nuclear reactors so that they have more chance of inducing nuclear fission
4. an examiner at Oxford or Cambridge Universities in first public examinations
5. (in Britain and New Zealand) one who is responsible for consistency of standards in the grading of some educational assessments
6. a person who moniters the conversations in an on-line chatroom for bad language, inappropriate content, etc

moderator

[′mäd·ə- ‚rād·ər]
(nucleonics)
The material used in a nuclear reactor to moderate or slow down neutrons from the high velocities at which they are created in the fission process.

moderator

A person, or small group of people, who manages a moderated mailing list or Usenet newsgroup. Moderators are responsible for determining which email submissions are passed on to the list or newsgroup.
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Pay rates for content moderators in the Bay Area range from $13 to $28 an hour, say people who have held jobs there recently.
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Derkaoui, who was employed by oDesk, used by Facebook to employ outsourced content moderators, claimed that there was no decent security at all through the content system and looking at each report - was like "looking at a friend's Facebook page"- that's how much information was on there.
Online child protection specialists Crisp carried out the survey to "highlight the expertise of moderators and to reveal the growing challenges they face".
The neutron pulse from the moderator has two decay time constants.
New start: Dr Elliot with Lord High Commissioner Lord Steel and the retiring moderator, the Very Rev Prof Iain Torrance
Moderator C: Lucy, you need to grab the mother and save the pieces into your prop picker.
To become a moderator, contact some of the many market research companies with Web sites by searching for, "market research and medical and focus group.
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