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Adaptations 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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"Adaptations" is a book by Derek Mahon.


Adaptations is a zoo exhibit.

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Google previewLoan Phonology (2009)

by Andrea Calabrese, Leo Wetzels

As discussed previously, in the perceptual stance model the input to the adaptations is a surface phonetic representation of the L2 word and the nativ- ization process occurs during perception when the new words are learned. The models that ...

Google previewReason in a Dark Time (2014)

Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed — and What It Means for Our Future by Dale Jamieson

Intuitively, the distinction between conscious and non-conscious adaptations is a distinction between ...

Google previewCoronary Vasculature (2012)

Development, Structure-Function, and Adaptations by Robert J. Tomanek

One of the problems in drawing generalized conclusions from studies on exercise training-induced adaptations is that the data are based on studies that have employed various species, age groups, methodological approaches, and different ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (2009)

by Martin P. Schwellnus

necessary muscle adaptations that are responsible for improving the ability to transport lactate. Such an observation may explain why a short-term supramaximal training program (six sessions of 12×30s all-out sprints) was just as effective in ...

Google previewThe Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (2004)

by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff

Natural selection produces adaptations: genetically heritable traits that serve context-specific purposes. Some adaptations perform functions that are helpful in modern contexts—reflexively pulling one's hand away from sudden intense heat ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

Adaptations include physical features, physiological processes, and behavioral traits. Physical features include the type of body covering an organism has, its color, and the structures it possesses for movement and food acquisition.

Google previewA Gustave Flaubert Encyclopedia (2001)

by Laurence M. Porter

adaptations. Adaptation is a two-edged sword. It can mean either a reworking of an author's writings in another form, a form perhaps willfully or playfully unfaithful to the original, or a description of another work of art within the frame of a fiction.

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Some of us have great original ideas and some of us depend on adaptations. (Frank Darabont)
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Scrabble value of A1D2A1P3T1A1T1I1O1N1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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