Regulation Reg`u*la"tion (-l?"sh?n), n. 1. The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated. [1913 Webster]

The temper and regulation of our own minds. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

{Regulation sword}, {cap}, {uniform}, etc. (Mil.), a sword, cap, uniform, etc., of the kind or quality prescribed by the official regulations. [1913 Webster]

Syn: {Law}; rule; method; principle; order; precept. See {Law}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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