Troul \Troul\, v. t. & i. See {Troll}. [1913 Webster]

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  • troul — obs. form of trawl, troll, trull …   Useful english dictionary

  • control — con|trol1 [ kən troul ] noun *** ▸ 1 power to make decisions ▸ 2 power over machine etc. ▸ 3 law limiting something ▸ 4 ability to stop problem ▸ 5 ability to remain calm ▸ 6 switch on machine ▸ 7 in scientific test ▸ 8 check rules are applied ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • patrol — pa|trol1 [ pə troul ] (present participle pa|troling or pa|trol|ling; past tense and past participle pa|troled or pa|trolled) verb intransitive or transitive * to move regularly around a place in order to prevent trouble or crime: Troops… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • troll — troll1 [ troul ] noun count 1. ) a very ugly creature in old Scandinavian stories that lives in a CAVE and is either very small or very tall 2. ) an ugly or unpleasant person troll troll 2 [ troul ] verb intransitive 1. ) to try to catch fish… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • treuil — (treull, ll mouillées) s. m. Machine employée pour élever des fardeaux. Le treuil se compose d un cylindre horizontal autour duquel s enroule une corde fixée au fardeau ; des leviers ou des roues dentées permettent à des hommes de faire tourner… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • truble — (tru bl ) s. f. Terme de pêche. Filet, en forme de sac, attaché au bout d une perche, qui sert à prendre le poisson dans les réservoirs    On dit aussi trouble. •   À la Chine, on les prend [les cailles] au vol avec des troubles légères que les… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • comptroller — comp|trol|ler [kənˈtrəulə, kəmp US ˈtroulər] n formal an official title for a ↑controller …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • control — con|trol1 W1S1 [kənˈtrəul US ˈtroul] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(make somebody/something do what you want)¦ 2¦(power)¦ 3¦(way of limiting something)¦ 4¦(ability to stay calm)¦ 5¦(machine/vehicle)¦ 6¦(people who organize activity)¦ 7¦(scientific test)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • controllable — con|trol|la|ble [kənˈtrəuləbəl US ˈtroul ] adj able to be controlled ▪ Diabetes is a serious but controllable disease …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • controller — con|trol|ler [kənˈtrəulə US ˈtroulər] n 1.) someone who is in charge of a particular system, organization, or part of an organization ▪ air traffic controllers 2.) also comptroller formal someone who is in charge of the money received or paid out …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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