He used the selections to weed out twins, and at his height at Auschwitz, he had had nearly 1,500 sets of twins under his control.
Separatists dismissed the claims, saying they still had control of several checkpoints.
Here's the thing: Women—nice women—aren't supposed to be in control of their own bodies.
Megan: It seems that they were trying to control for the shootings by young men in gangs.
Today, a handful of corporate behemoths, including Activision and Electronic Arts, control the retail landscape.
Just ahead, if the blueprints were right, was the door to the control room.
A deal with the Rothschilds for control of the Spanish mines had fallen through.
It is not conversion of evil men that must be aimed at, but their control.
The control of matter in putting it off and on at will, as He in His death and resurrection.
If she be a laborer, she must have an interest in the laws which control labor.
early 14c., "to check, verify, regulate," from Anglo-French contreroller "exert authority," from Medieval Latin contrarotulus "a counter, register," from Latin contra- "against" (see contra) + rotulus, diminutive of rota "wheel" (see roll (n.)). From a medieval method of checking accounts by a duplicate register. Sense of "dominate, direct" is mid-15c. Related: Controlled; controlling.
Control group in scientific experiments is attested from 1952 (from a sense of control attested since 1875).
1580s, from control (v.). Control freak is late 1960s slang.
control con·trol (kən-trōl')
v. con·trolled, con·trol·ling, con·trols
To verify or regulate a scientific experiment by conducting a parallel experiment or by comparing with another standard.
To hold in restraint; check.
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment.
An individual or group used as a standard of comparison in a control experiment.
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.