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Definition of remote control noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    remote control

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  1. 1[uncountable] the ability to operate a machine from a distance using radio or electrical signals It works by remote control. a remote-control camera
  2. 2(informal remote, zapper) [countable] a device that allows you to operate a television, etc. from a distance I can't find the remote control.
remote-controlled
 
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adjective remote-controlled equipment
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