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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CMCCs assist in the allocation of available lift assets, coordinate with adjacent ROK Army CMCCs to regulate movements, and report to movement control elements at the ESC and U.S.-ROK Combined Forces Command levels.
Thomas Edison once said, "To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk." 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.
A modification of the former independence, integrity, and objectivity quality control element, the ethical requirements relevant to a firm's engagements can come from a variety of sources, including the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, state boards of accountancy, and applicable regulatory agencies.
Through the numerical control element will specify the material tensile strength values as shown in the table properties.
The relationship translates to a minimum pressure drop, [DELTA]p, across the control element to bring the hydraulic force into equilibrium with the spring force.
One doctrinal connection in the area of responsibility of a corps or division on the operational and tactical levels is the special operations command and control element (SOCCE).
The direct current generated in this manner is converted by an electronic control element into alternating current and fed to a motor.
A control element is any process, procedure, practice, or the like, used by an organization -- defined as any group working together to some end -- to support the reliable achievement of its objectives.
based on these experiences, site-specific management of water, fertilizer, and pesticides using a center pivot irrigation system is possible; however, control element or area sizes may be different.
The tailored CSB (ME) will act as a command and control element for a number of tasks--some usually performed at the division level--including such tasks as rear area operations, terrain and airspace management, force and convoy route protection, infrastructure development, and force mobility assurance.
Additional features include the new Easy Switch multifunction control element, and the Operator Safety System (OSS), which is a combination of innovative design features that ensure the highest standards of safety.
Pacific Command, 19th Theater Support Command in Korea, the 25th Infantry Division's forward command and control element ill the Combined Joint Task Force 180 Joint Operations Center, and 1 Corps serving as the executive agent for Exercise Cobra Gold.