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Regulator may refer to:
- Regulator (automatic control), a device that maintains a designated characteristic, as in:
- Regulator (sewer), a control device used in a combined sewer system
- A device in mechanical watches attached to the balance spring for adjusting the rate of the balance wheel
- A precision pendulum clock, originally used as a time-standard for adjusting or regulating other clocks and watches
- A British term for a steam engine's throttle
- Regulator (mathematics), a positive real number used in Dirichlet's unit theorem
- Regulator gene, a gene involved in controlling the expression of one or more other genes
- An auxiliary physics concept used in regularization
Music and literature
- The Regulators (novel), a novel by Stephen King writing as Richard Bachman
- "The Regulator", a song by Clutch from Blast Tyrant
- "Regulator", a song by Devin Townsend from Ocean Machine: Biomech
- A member of the Royal Navy Police, formerly the Royal Navy Regulating Branch
- A faction in the War of the Regulation (1760–1771)
- A member of the Shaysites, followers of Daniel Shays during Shays' Rebellion (1786)
- A faction in the Regulator–Moderator War (1839–1844)
- A vigilante organized in response to the Banditti of the Prairie (1835–1848)
- The Lincoln County Regulators, a deputized posse during the Lincoln County War (1878)
- A regulatory agency, a governmental body which oversees a particular economic activity
- A component of Uilleann pipes, a form of bagpipes
- A flood control structure designed to manage the return of flood water from flood plains and diversion areas to the main channel
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