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regulation

1. a governmental or ministerial order having the force of law
2. Embryol the ability of an animal embryo to develop normally after its structure has been altered or damaged in some way
3. Electrical engineering the change in voltage occurring when a load is connected across a power supply, caused by internal resistance (for direct current) or internal impedance (alternating current)

regulation

[‚reg·yə′lā·shən]
(control systems)
The process of holding constant a quantity such as speed, temperature, voltage, or position by means of an electronic or other system that automatically corrects errors by feeding back into the system the condition being regulated; regulation thus is based on feedback, whereas control is not.
(electricity)
The change in output voltage that occurs between no load and full load in a transformer, generator, or other source.
(electronics)
The difference between the maximum and minimum tube voltage drops within a specified range of anode current in a gas tube.

regulation

Any rule prescribing permitted or forbidden conduct, whether established by legislation or the action of an administrative agency; also see building code.
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In contrast, Hla/b are not supported because the moderating effect of regulative distance is negative but not significant ([b.
My contention is that Suits gives Utopia the same dual nature as Kantian regulative ideals.
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While regulative rules are parts of regulative institutions, social rules are components of normative institutions.
We draw upon sociology using Scott's (1995) neo-institutional analytical framework to compare the effects of the regulative, cultural-cognitive, and normative dimensions (i.
In the regulative aspects of IZKA, it is aimed to identify to what extent legislative framework gives responsibility and authority to The Agency.
Like other structurally monist theorists of private law or its branches, Raz argues that contract law should be guided in its entirety by one regulative principle: protecting the practice of undertaking voluntary obligations.
For all this distinctiveness of particular expression, however, Newman views each of these dimensions as being bound in necessary relationship with each other, as being accountable to each other and so mutually correcting their own respective potential distortions (of piety into superstition, of the intellectual into rationalism, and of the regulative into authoritarianism).
Comparatively speaking, the conceptualisation of the regulative dimension by Scott has a higher accuracy than the coercive mechanism proposed by DiMaggio and Powell because of the two elements, i.
Our paper illustrates how entrepreneurs were able to create and foster a community through cognitive, normative, and regulative forces.
The HAAD is the regulative body of the Healthcare Sector in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and ensures excellence in healthcare for the community by monitoring the health status of the population.
We need more regulative mortgage rules around fees, charges, settlements in order to make it easier to understand customer surveys across banks," said Philip Ward, CEO of ADF.