HyperDic: moderator

English > 4 senses of the word moderator:
NOUNsubstancemoderatorany substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors
person moderatorin the Presbyterian church, the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly
person moderatorsomeone who presides over a forum or debate
person moderatorsomeone who mediates disputes and attempts to avoid violence
moderator > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'derey.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > moderator: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors.
Part ofnuclear reactor, reactor(physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
Narrowerheavy water, deuterium oxidewater containing a substantial proportion of deuterium atoms, used in nuclear reactors
BroaderinhibitorA substance that retards or stops an activity
Spanishmoderador
Catalanmoderador
English > moderator: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningIn the Presbyterian church, the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly.
Broaderpresiding officerThe leader of a group meeting
Nounsmoderatorshipthe position of moderator
English > moderator: 4 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who presides over a forum or debate.
Broaderpresiding officerThe leader of a group meeting
Nounsmoderatorshipthe position of moderator
Verbsmoderatepreside over
English > moderator: 4 senses > noun 4, person
Meaningsomeone who mediates disputes and attempts to avoid violence.
NarrowermodifierA moderator who makes less extreme / extreme or uncompromising
Broadermediator, go-between, intermediator, intermediary, intercessorA negotiator who acts as a link between parties / parties / parties
Spanishmoderador
Catalanmoderador
Nounsmoderatorshipthe position of moderator
Verbsmoderatemake more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else

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