Noun governor has 2 senses
  1. governor - the head of a state government
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 has particulars:
     bey; eparch; governor general; military governor; nawab, nabob; proconsul; satrap; viceroy, vicereine
    Derived form: verb govern3
  2. governor, regulator - a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
    --2 is a kind of control, controller
    --2 has particulars: timer
    Derived form: verb govern1