Definitions for moderatorˈmɒd əˌreɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moderator(noun)

    any substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors

  2. moderator(noun)

    in the Presbyterian church, the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly

  3. moderator(noun)

    someone who presides over a forum or debate

  4. moderator(noun)

    someone who mediates disputes and attempts to avoid violence

Wiktionary

  1. moderator(Noun)

    someone who moderates

  2. moderator(Noun)

    the person who presides over a synod of a Presbyterian Church

  3. moderator(Noun)

    a substance (often water or graphite) used to decrease the speed of fast neutrons in a nuclear reactor and hence increase likelihood of fission

  4. moderator(Noun)

    a device used to deaden some of the noise from a firearm, although not to the same extent as a suppressor or silencer.

  5. Origin: From moderator.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moderator(noun)

    one who, or that which, moderates, restrains, or pacifies

  2. Moderator(noun)

    the officer who presides over an assembly to preserve order, propose questions, regulate the proceedings, and declare the votes

  3. Moderator(noun)

    in the University of Oxford, an examiner for moderations; at Cambridge, the superintendant of examinations for degrees; at Dublin, either the first (senior) or second (junior) in rank in an examination for the degree of Bachelor of Arts

  4. Moderator(noun)

    a mechamical arrangement for regulating motion in a machine, or producing equality of effect

  5. Origin: [L.: cf. F. modrateur.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'moderator' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4160

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moderator in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moderator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Bilello:

    If Bill Cosby wants to have Bill Cosby final chapter written the way Bill Cosby wants to be recalled, Bill Cosby has to engage the public, perhaps something social media-based, an open forum for maybe two hours, taking all questions -- and having a moderator who's not a celebrity.

  2. Karl Rove:

    If you like Trump, that's not going to necessarily turn you off but the issue is that 80% of the people are supporting somebody else, language like that, attack on Megyn (Kelly, the Fox News debate moderator), his refusal to say I'm a team player -- all of those things create a ceiling on how far he could go, and I think we may actually see some diminution in support of the next couple of weeks.

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