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Adaptability is a member of the word family adapt, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.
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Definition of the noun adaptability
What does adaptability mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adaptabilities
- the ability to change (or be changed) to fit changed circumstances
- example: The adaptability of humans in difficult circumstances is nothing short of amazing.
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- antonym: unadaptability
- more generic word: ability = the quality of being able to perform
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the noun adaptability
- The quality of being adaptable; a quality that renders adaptable.
- [biology] Variability in respect to, or under the influence of, external conditions; susceptibility of an organism to that variation whereby it becomes suited to or fitted for its conditions of environment; the capacity of an organism to be modified by circumstances.
- [management] readiness for change in a business environment
"Adaptability" is a book by Allan Calarco.
- also known as "Adaptability responding effectively to change"
Adaptability is a feature of a system or of a process. This word has been put to use as a specialised term in different disciplines and in business operations. Word definitions of adaptability as a specialised term differ little from dictionary definitions. According to Andresen and Gronau adaptability in the field of organisational management can in general be seen as an ability to change something or oneself to fit to occurring changes. In ecology, adaptability has been described as the ability to cope with unexpected disturbances in the environment. However, the word definitions in these fields are just the starting points for detailed analysis of system adaptability.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adaptability
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2012 International Conference on Information Technology and Management Science(ICITMS 2012) Proceedings (2013)
by Bing Xu
Adaptability is a kind of psychological adaptable ability, is balanced mental ability individual acquired through the behavior...
Into the Fantastic (2011)
by Thomas McNeight
Adaptability is the operative word when describing humankind's existence on earth.
Optimization Algorithms for Production Planning by Massimiliano Caramia, Paolo Dell'Olmo
Adaptability – Adaptability is the ability of the manufacturing system to be maintained easily and rapidly in order to respond to...
Adaptability refers to the reconfiguration and scalability of production facilities,
Adaptability means being able to 6 1 Manufacturing Systems: Trends, Classification, and Behavior Patterns.
Sisterhood of Dune (2012)
by Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
Adaptability is the essence of survival. —FROM THE AZHAR BOOK “Unless you follow instructions carefully, some of you may perish during today's exercise,” the Reverend Mother said to the acolytes assembled on the rolling surface of the ...
by John A. Endler
Adaptability is the degree to which an organism or species can remain or become adapted to a wide range of environments by...
Adaptability is a measure of actual or potential success given temporal and spatial variation, while fitness, rate ...
Design adaptability is the capability of an existing design to be adapted to create a new or modified design based on the changed requirements. Product adaptability is the capability of a physical product to be adapted to satisfy the changed ...
Shoulder Arthroplasty (1999)
by Gilles Walch, Pascal Boileau
Prosthetic adaptability is a new concept which allows individual inclination and ret- roversion to be matched and also any possible medio- lateral or anteroposterior offset to be covered. Orienting and positioning a humeral prosthesis using as ...
by R. P. Hayes, Caroline A. Huling
Adaptability is the first requisite, and this has been treated under the ...
Some Lessons from International Experience by Mr. Mark R. Stone
Adaptability is the strength of the London Approach.
5th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Tokyo, Japan, November 30 - December 3, 2004, Proceedings by Kiyoharu Aizawa, Yuichi Nakamura, Shin'ichi Satoh
The adaptability is that the application is not restricted by computing device and context of service but adaptable to its environment.
Financial Derivatives (2010)
Pricing and Risk Management by Robert W. Kolb
As the Darwin quote notes, adaptability is the key to survival and success. While Darwin was referring to living species, this concept ...
Management Strategies for Parents and Professionals by Pratibha Reebye, Aileen Stalker
Adaptability is an important quality (both for parents, teachers and ...
by Steven G. Rogelberg
Adaptability. David W. Dorsey Modern organizations are faced with dynamic pressures such as changing technologies, global competition, and organizational restructuring. Such demands require workers to be adaptable and demonstrate the ...
Encyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)
Adaptability,. and. Regulation. The peroxisome population in cells is dynamic and its abundance and form is the result of multiple interacting processes: rate of formation (influenced by environmental factors via transcriptional regulation), ...
by S. Richard Sauber
family adaptability The ability of a marital or family system to change its power structure, role relationships, and relationship rules ...
by Martin Abraham
Adaptability. in. Buildings. Habitats are living environments comprising of the built and the natural environments. The built environment is deliberate/ intentional, man-made, and ordinarily derived from local materials with associated skill.
by Susan Krauss Whitbourne
the term adaptability has been applied in four primary streams of research to refer to interrelated but distinct phenomena. First, past studies of performance adaptation, typically on a specific task ...
by Shane J. Lopez
Indeed, adaptability has become so popular within the world of work that numerous researchers have suggested that adaptive characteristics should be one type of criteria used for personnel selection and performance evaluation. Some have ...
by Norbert M. Seel
Recent work has proposed adaptability as a means of understanding young people's capacity to deal with new, changing, and/or uncertain situations (Martin 2010). Adaptability seeks to articulate concepts that reflect young people's adaptive ...
by American Counseling Association
The career adaptability construct extends from a related term, called career maturity, which was considered central to understanding career development in Donald Super's life-span life-space theory. Super emphasized the critical importance ...
by Kock, Ned
Effects of training goals and goal orientation traits on multidimensional training outcomes and performance adaptability. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 85(1), 1-31. Maruping, L. M., & Agarwal, R. (2004). Managing ...
by Charles François
It is also obvious that, in many organisms, if not in all of them, the full range of adaptability is never revealed. On the other hand, as expressed by RASHEVSKY: "The adaptability may be very great but it is always limited. No set of genes, ...
Exclusive of the Metropolis
And, speaking generally, the "special adaptability" of land for any particular purpose may be taken into account, whether that purpose is, or is not, the purpose for which the promoters are acquiring it, provided only that its adaptability is such as ...
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I have no set principles; I make adaptability to all circumstances my principle.
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Scrabble value of A1D2A1P3T1A1B3I1L1I1T1Y4
The value of this 12-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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