Usage examples for regulation

  1. That is why this tiresome regulation is now in force. – The End of Her Honeymoon by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  2. For many ages religious law continues to include more or less of civil regulation, and civil law to possess more or less of religious sanction; and even among the most advanced nations these two controlling agencies are by no means completely separated from each other. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  3. Your old one isn't regulation any more. – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  4. Final regulation of the flow of material is made on the back of the gun, independent of the pressure on the material container. – Advanced Toy Making for Schools by David M. Mitchell
  5. I answered aloud, that I would neither suffer Mr. Bragwell nor him to use me ill with impunity; and that I stood in no need of his counsel in regard to the regulation of my conduct. – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  6. The Home Office had been called upon for increased inspection and regulation; there had been a great conflict of evidence, and Aldous had finally resolved in his student's way to see for himself the state of things in two or three selected streets. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. On a straight vote the majority of the committee was against the machine, as was shown in the fight for an effective railroad regulation bill. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn
  8. When the road is over very steep mountains, an extra fare is charged, usually double; but this is a government regulation and is always understood. – Norwegian Life by Ethlyn T. Clough
  9. Its form belonged to another system: when there was no state, but only bodies, each order had provided for its own regulation and existence. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  10. I think that's the regulation thing for scouts to do, isn't it? – Pee-Wee Harris Adrift by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  11. " Next time we will be prepared," was the regulation comment. – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  12. A scheme of government had, it is true, been devised, and laws enacted from time to time for the regulation of the colonies. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  13. A regulation space between them and the next allowed the dust to lie a little, and then the ninth came by; we knew them well, because in quarters they were our neighbours. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  14. After a year and a 'alf of war some bright chap in the board said that maybe it would be a good idea to change the regulation about carrying lights, and they did. – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  15. There being no traffic regulation of any kind, no right of way of any sort, there was no idea in the mind of any one but that of his unalterable right to go ahead. – Peking Dust by Ellen N. La Motte
  16. This is a regulation that we might adopt with great advantage to truth and the character of the country. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  17. Unconscious Regulation of Muscles. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh