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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 reg·u·la·tion /ˌrɛgjəˈleʃən, ˌrɛgə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 reg·u·la·tion /ˌrɛgjəˈleʃən, ˌrɛgəˈle-/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reg·u·la·tion 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, cap, uniform, etc. Mil., a sword, cap, uniform, etc., of the kind or quality prescribed by the official regulations.
 Syn: -- Law; rule; method; principle; order; precept. See Law.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : prescribed by or according to regulation; "regulation army
      n 1: an authoritative rule [syn: ordinance]
      2: a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior;
         "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short
         haircuts were the regulation" [syn: rule]
      3: the state of being controlled or governed
      4: (embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue
         normal development after its structure has been somehow
         damaged or altered
      5: the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular [syn: regularization,
      6: the act of controlling or directing according to rule;
         "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians" [syn: