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control

1) n. the power to direct, manage, oversee and/or restrict the affairs, business or assets of a person or entity. 2) v. to exercise the power of control.

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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.
They should address the firm's compliance with the other five quality control elements. As such, monitoring procedures may include the following:
All valve control elements, such as solenoids, positioners and relays, are tested without full valve closure.
Special operations command and control elements are formed around an existing table of organization and equipment, such as a Special Forces company headquarters.
The Wallwork Group, which includes Wallwork Heat Treatment (Birmingham) and Tecvac Ltd, Cambridge, as well as Wallwork's Bury facilities, serves a substantial aerospace customer sector covering aerospace engine parts, flying control elements, hydraulics systems components and fuel handling system components.
"There are also runnability components, such as non-contact sheet control elements, in order to improve machine efficiency; and there are now reduced emissions through advanced dust control elements and low-emission burners."
All important control elements are ergonomically positioned.
The haptics team evaluates all control elements inside and outside the vehicle during the development process, from the outside door handles to the ignition lock and from the gearshift and steering-column levers to the electrical switches.
AOL actually has been heading in this direction in recent years, but the control elements may still persist.
The incorporation of an integrated incline suspension allows for a clear view of all the control elements whilst in a natural posture, thus eliminating the users need to bend their back.
This effect might have been due to the confluence of several factors differentiating the manuals: the procedural information in the video format and the design of the interface--with limited control elements, fast access to information, and a low complementary interaction between presentation modalities--minimized the potential cognitive overload and allowed the user to start working rapidly.