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Definition of "controller" []

  • One that controls: a controller, not an observer of events. (noun)
  • An officer who audits accounts and supervises the financial affairs of a corporation or of a governmental body. (noun)
  • A regulating mechanism, as in a vehicle or electric device. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "controller" in a sentence
  • "There is also a function called config () for accessing our main config. php file. class Loader function controller ($controller, $function = NULL) if (! file_exists (APPPATH. 'controllers / '. $controller."
  • "But nevertheless, there needs to be a hierarchy in the chain of controllers (hence the term controller chain) with some ownership relation between them."
  • "While the human behind the attacks intervenes to puzzle out what's wrong, the controller is alerting the IT department, and tracking down the attacker's location."