remote-controlled meaning, remote-controlled definition | English Cobuild dictionary



A remote-controlled machine or device is controlled from a distance by the use of radio or electronic signals.      adj   usu ADJ n  
...a remote-controlled bomb.     
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(1) a remote area; an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city (2) a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Informal] [Disapproving] E.g.: Living out in the sticks requires more thought when it comes to transport due to the fact that you live far away from anywhere.
an exercise consisting in controlled downward and/or forward movement, used for weight training
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
(#BD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 delegators, chosen and controlled by them. 25 basis delegates can choose a council delegate.
Anarchists in Spain have chosen basis delegates in 1936. Similar delegates have been chosen during many struggles of the people : shop stewards in UK, revocable delegates in Italy during the 70th.
(#CD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 basis delegates, chosen and controlled by them. 25 council delegates can choose a deputy-delegate.


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