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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A device for connecting pieces of equipment that cannot be connected directly

Usage examples (35)
  • Oh, right .. back to the real subject .. that adapter is very cool.
  • This adapter is plugged into one's Internet modem, NOT into the computer.
  • He took one look at my set up and said "That adapter is only for a wired network."
  • Also would argue a payload fairing and adapter is better than cargo bay ala Shuttle. for more
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