Regulation

Reg`u*la"tion

(-l?"sh?n), n. 1. The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated.
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The temper and regulation of our own minds.
Macaulay.
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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.
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Regulation sword, cap, uniform, etc. (Mil.), a sword, cap, uniform, etc., of the kind or quality prescribed by the official regulations.
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Syn. -- Law; rule; method; principle; order; precept. See Law.
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