adaptation

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

ad·ap·ta·tion

noun \ˌad-ˌap-ˈtā-shən, -əp-\

Definition of ADAPTATION

1
: the act or process of adapting : the state of being adapted <his ingenious adaptation of the electric cautery knife to…surgery—George Blumer>
2
: adjustment to environmental conditions: as a : adjustment of a sense organ to the intensity or quality of stimulation b : modification of an organism or its parts that makes it more fit for existence under the conditions of its environment—compare adjustment 1b
ad·ap·ta·tion·al \-shnəl, -shən-əl\ adjective
ad·ap·ta·tion·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

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