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controller A subsystem that governs the functions of attached devices but generally does not change the meaning of the data that may pass through it. The attached devices are usually peripherals or communication channels. One of the functions of the controller may involve processing the data stream in order to format it for transmission or recording.

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con·trol·ler / kənˈtrōlər/ • n. a person or thing that directs or regulates something: the power controller on a subway train. ∎  a person in charge of an organization's finances. DERIVATIVES: con·trol·ler·ship / ship/ n.

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CONTROLLER

The key financial officer of a state, private, ormunicipal corporation, who is charged with certain specific responsibilities related to its financial affairs.

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Comptroller.

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