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regulator

1. any of various mechanisms or devices, such as a governor valve, for controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, voltage, etc.
2. a gene the product of which controls the synthesis of a product from another gene

regulator

[′reg·yə‚lād·ər]
(control systems)
A device that maintains a desired quantity at a predetermined value or varies it according to a predetermined plan.
(mining engineering)
An opening in a wall or door in the return airway of a district to increase its resistance and reduce the volume of air flowing.

regulator

In a gas supply system, a device for controlling and maintaining a uniform gas supply pressure.
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The new Rotork Fairchild range features patent pending improved valve seat sealing that eliminates the risk of media leakage often associated with conventional high pressure regulators. In addition, innovative diaphragm designs deliver superior accuracy and higher performance pressure regulation, especially with fluctuating supply pressures.
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