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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light); A written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form; The process of changing or altering to fit to something (such as environmental c

Usage examples (33)
  • This is the earliest known adaptation of the famous tale.
  • The play is an adaptation of a short novel
  • FOR the physicist and chemist the term adaptation awakens but the barren echo of an idea.
  • I suggest that this adaptation is a matter of urgent public concern, today and always. for more
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