moderator

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See also: Moderator and moderátor

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin moderator.

Noun[edit]

moderator (plural moderators)

  1. someone who moderates
    • Walton
      Angling was [] a moderator of passions.
    1. an arbitrator or mediator
    2. the chair or president of a meeting etc.
  2. the person who presides over a synod of a Presbyterian Church
  3. (physics) a substance (often water or graphite) used to decrease the speed of fast neutrons in a nuclear reactor and hence increase likelihood of fission
  4. a device used to deaden some of the noise from a firearm, although not to the same extent as a suppressor or silencer.
  5. (UK) An examiner at Oxford and Cambridge universities.
  6. (Ireland) At the University of Dublin, either the first (senior) or second (junior) in rank in an examination for the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
  7. A mechanical arrangement for regulating motion in a machine, or producing equality of effect.

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

moderātor m (genitive moderātōris); third declension

  1. manager, ruler, governor, director
  2. moderator

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative moderātor moderātōrēs
genitive moderātōris moderātōrum
dative moderātōrī moderātōribus
accusative moderātōrem moderātōrēs
ablative moderātōre moderātōribus
vocative moderātor moderātōrēs

Verb[edit]

moderātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of moderō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of moderō

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

moderator m (Cyrillic spelling модератор)

  1. moderator