remote control: Meaning and Definition of

remote' control'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. control of the operation or performance of an apparatus from a distance, as the control of a guided missile by radio signals.
  2. Also calleda device used to control the operation of an apparatus or machine, as a television set, from a distance.
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