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control of the operation or performance of an apparatus from a distance, as the control of a guided missile by radio signals.
. a device used to control the operation of an apparatus or machine, as a television set, from a distance.
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The simulator involves a headset an integrated video monitor and a
of the sort used to manipulate the machinery.
Then he walked away and detonated the car by
Most video senders also let you control the video source from the remote location with a regular
Seems over priced for what amounts to a stick from a mop, a
car, a processor and battery-operated wifi webcam.
The new sarcophagus, to be moved into place on rails by
The plant was a remote unattended pumped storage plant, which means it was run by
from another station.
Robots that help to detect and defuse mines are already doing service, although these are operated by
It has also devised a
that allows people who have never used keyboards to surf the web.
The first version operates mostly under
, rather than being a true, autonomous robot.
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British Dictionary definitions for
control of a system or activity by a person at a different place, usually by means of radio or ultrasonic signals or by electrical signals transmitted by wire
a hand-held device that enables remote control of a system or appliance
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