Reg`u`la´tion   Pronunciation: ~l?´sh?n
n.1.The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated.
The temper and regulation of our own minds.
- Macaulay.
2.A rule or order prescribed for management or government; prescription; a regulating principle; a governing direction; precept; law; as, the regulations of a society or a school.
Regulation sword
(Mil.) a sword, cap, uniform, etc., of the kind or quality prescribed by the official regulations.
Noun1.regulation - an authoritative rule
Synonyms: ordinance
2.Regulationregulation - a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
Synonyms: rule
3.regulation - the state of being controlled or governed
4.regulation - (embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered
5.regulation - the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
6.regulation - the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
Synonyms: regulating
Adj.1.regulation - prescribed by or according to regulation; "regulation army equipment"
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