It is a known fact that the more years of experience a controller has, the higher his proficiency.
The controller asks if Sullenberger wants to divert to Teterboro in New Jersey, a few miles west of the Hudson.
The only other elected positions in the City of Angels are controller and city attorney.
When I looked over at the controller next to me, it was clear he needed a few minutes, too.
Listening to the tape, it seems that the controller takes a few seconds to absorb the scale of the calamity after the bird strike.
A controller never did anything directly; their dirty work was done by someone else—a puppet under their mental control.
There is also the controller of victualling, and the controller-general of the coast-guard.
An actual new controller is certain, and even ready; were the indispensable manoeuvres but gone through.
He was the controller of a great journal: he was a leading politician.
This is Dr. Anton Dohrn, founder of the laboratory, and still its controller and director, in name and in fact.
late 14c., from Anglo-French contrerolleour (late 13c.), Old French contrerelleor (Modern French contrôleur), from Medieval Latin contrarotulator, agent noun from *contra-rotulare (see control (v.)). Mechanical sense is from 1867.