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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remote control, remotenoun

    a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance

    "he lost the remote for his TV"

Wiktionary

  1. remote controlnoun

    A device used to operate an appliance (such as a television) or mechanical toy from a short distance away.

Freebase

  1. Remote control

    A remote control is a component of an electronics device, most commonly a television set, DVD player and home theater systems originally used for operating the device wirelessly from a short line-of-sight distance. Remote control has continually evolved and advanced over recent years to include Bluetooth connectivity, motion sensor enabled capabilities and voice control. Commonly, remote controls are Consumer IR devices used to issue commands from a distance to televisions or other consumer electronics such as stereo systems, DVD players and dimmers. Remote controls for these devices are usually small wireless handheld objects with an array of buttons for adjusting various settings such as television channel, track number, and volume. In fact, for the majority of modern devices with this kind of control, the remote control contains all the function controls while the controlled device itself has only a handful of essential primary controls. Most of these remote controls communicate to their respective devices via infrared signals and a few via radio signals. Earlier remote controls in the 1970s used ultrasonic tones. The remote control code, and thus the required remote control device, is usually specific to a product line, but there are universal remotes, which emulate the remote control made for most major brand devices.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remote control in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remote control in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of remote control in a Sentence

  1. Brian McGlinchey:

    Al Sharbi’s been deemed a high-risk individual who allegedly attended a training camp in Afghanistan and is a self-proclaimed bomb-maker, other detainees told interrogators Al Sharbi had been seen talking to Bin Laden, was very proficient with weapons and had been selected for specialized remote control detonation training.

  2. Captain Barton:

    The Dreamliner and the A350 were actually designed to have the technology in it going forward to be able to have remote control intervention between the pilot and the ground or if an emergency were to happen in the air.

  3. Gerardo Hernandez:

    One of the first things accomplished by this process was this, i had to do it by 'remote control,' but everything turned out well.

  4. Professor Auke Ijspeert:

    We're now making an amphibious robot that will have the same swimming and walking properties, but will be a bit more sturdy, here clearly there's a big interest of having a robot that can crawl, go through small spaces, can swim a bit. And if you have a collapsed building; you think there are survivors, you will not send a dog because maybe the building is too dangerous. It may be very interesting to have an amphibious robot that you remote control; see if there are survivors and decide then if it's worth sending a team or not.

  5. Kellyanne Conway:

    Anybody who reads the newspaper online or in print or has a remote control probably has recognized that in many ways, the fix is in for Mrs. Clinton when it comes to the mainstream media.

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