What does regulating mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regulation, regulatingnoun

    the act of controlling or directing according to rule

    "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regulating

    of Regulate

Editors Contribution

  1. regulatingverb

    Verb form of the word regulate.

    The reservoir water management system was always regulating the flow of water through the water management system.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regulating in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regulating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of regulating in a Sentence

  1. Eva Muller:

    In the past agriculture was focused on producing food, and forestry was focusing on something else, they were never talking to each other so sometimes their policies ended up being even contradictive, if you're really looking at sustainable development, and this is what everybody wants, we need the forests because they are essential for regulating water flows, storing carbon and preserving soils.

  2. Steve Fenberg:

    This bill will ensure that public health and safety are the top priority in regulating oil and gas development in Colorado, and will empower local governments with the tools they need to address the concerns of their individual communities.

  3. Miguel Toribio-Mateas:

    Regulating calories can have a very positive effect.

  4. Matthew Dube (at weed thumb):

    Actions seem to follow feelings, howbeit, they go together like Siamese twins. By regulating the actions, which are ordinarily under more direct control of your will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling that is not.

  5. Stephen Yale-Loehr:

    What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander, if the Supreme Court rules that federal government no longer as sole responsibility for regulating immigration, lower courts may uphold pro-immigrant or sanctuary or non cooperation polices enacted by states and localities.

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