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Adaption is sometimes a misspelling of adaptation.

Definition of the noun adaption

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noun - plural: adaptions

  1. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)

Alternative definition of the noun adaption


  1. The act of fitting; adaptation.


"Adaption" is a short film, directed by Andrew Parimasa.

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Google previewAdaptive Control of Chemical Processes 1985 (2014)

Proceedings of the IFAC Workshop, Frankfurt/Main, 21-22 October 1985 by H. Unbehauen

The feedforward adaption is an efficient and relatively simple method to control time-variant processes.

Google previewCloud Computing (2013)

Third International Conference, CloudComp 2012, Vienna, Austria, September 24-26, 2012, Revised Selected Papers by Mazin Yousif, Lutz Schubert

Infrastructure adaption refers to modifying the computational infrastucture of the market platform that enables its core...

and institutional adaption is a change in one or more parameter settings and hence a change in market configuration.

Google previewLong-Range Futures Research (2009)

An Application of Complexity Science by Robert H. Samet

Adaption is any change in the structure or habits of an organism, household, or establishment that enables it to survive and reproduce by the...

Adaption is a change in strategy by a transacting entity, based upon system experience.

Google previewConcepts of Occupational Therapy (1999)

by Kathlyn L. Reed, Sharon Nelson Sanderson

Second, “adaption is an inherently cumulative process in which the past shapes the future.

Google previewThe War in Your Backyard (2005)

Life in an Ecosystem by Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury

An adaption is a body part that helps an animal survive. An owl has excellent hearing and can see in the dark. An owl can hunt at night. It sits and listens for prey. It hears a tiny noise. Then, its large eyes spot the animal that made the noise.

Google previewCollaboration for Sustainability and Innovation: A Role For Sustainability Driven by the Global South? (2013)

A Cross-Border, Multi-Stakeholder Perspective by Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, Joseph Sarkis, James J. Cordeiro

adaption is a constant mission for corporations, whether the changes in the business environment are confined to the area where a subsidiary is ...

Google previewIssues in Aesthetic, Craniofacial, Maxillofacial, Oral, and Plastic Surgery: 2011 Edition (2012)

Prosthetic adaption is the dominant strategy for unilateral hand amputation. For bilateral hand amputation, double hand transplantation exceeds the societally acceptable threshold for general adoption,” wrote K.C. Chung and colleagues, ...

Google previewHere and There (1982)

Cross-linguistic Studies on Deixis and Demonstration by Jürgen Weissenborn, Wolfgang Klein

The easiest adaption is a temporal extension of the model. Some of the pronominal demonstratives can have a temporal meaning. Kore kara, for example, may be read as meaning either 'from this one' or 'from now on'. It is a very common ...

Google previewComplexity Thinking for Peacebuilding Practice and Evaluation (2016)

by Emery Brusset, Cedric de Coning, Bryn Hughes

Adaption is a central aspect of Complexity . As system elements adapt to the environment and each other, Complexity emerges.

Google previewData Privacy Management and Autonomous Spontaneous Security (2010)

4th International Workshop, DPM 2009 and Second International Workshop, SETOP 2009, St. Malo, France, September 24-25, 2009, Revised Selected Papers by Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro

A second issue with respect to dynamic adaption is that the compliance rules do not specify how to repair non-compliant behaviour. Depending on the business process, its implementation and a compliance rule, there might be more than one ...

Google previewLanguage Processing and Knowledge in the Web (2013)

25th International Conference, GSCL 2013, Darmstadt, Germany, September 25-27, 2013, Proceedings by Iryna Gurevych, Chris Biemann, Torsten Zesch

The basis for such an adaption is a reliably tagged social media text training corpus. In this paper, we introduce a new social media text corpus and evaluate different state-of-the-art POS taggers that are retrained on that corpus. In particular ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

-> Anpassungsfahigkeit Adaptation f -> Adaption Adaption f ~ adaption, adaptation, ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

adaptation (adaption; adaptive adaption).

Google previewWebster's New World Telecom Dictionary (2008)

by Ray Horak

dynamic rate adaption In ISDN, referring to the ability of a device, such as a terminal adapter (TA), to dynamically adjust the number of 64-kbps bearer channels (B ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Communication (2015)

by Wolfgang Donsbach

adaption. When individuals converse, they show strong proclivities to reciprocate each other's verbal and nonverbal behaviors. although the forces for reciprocity in social interaction are highly pervasive, there are conditions under which ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Creativity (1999)

by Mark A. Runco, Steven R. Pritzker

Adaption–Innovation. While the already discussed theories of cognitive style were not developed with direct relevance to creativity, the style theory set forward by Michael Kirton in 1976 has made a special contribution to the study of creativity ...

Google previewMulticultural America: An Encyclopedia of the Newest Americans [4 volumes] (2011)

by Ronald H. Bayor

Adaption. Family, Culture, and Life-Cycle Rituals Cambodians who have settled in the United States came from a wide variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. Many of the earlier migrants were from urban backgrounds, coming from Phnom ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy (2015)

by Edward S. Neukrug

Adaption. Effectance is the ego's independent energy, which motivates an individual to gain pleasure by acting on, manipulating, and exploring the environment. The ego strives for competence and mastery over the environment.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Creativity, Two-Volume Set (1999)

by Steven R. Pritzker

Adaption–Innovation. While the already discussed theories of cognitive style were not developed with direct relevance to creativity, the style theory set forward by Michael Kirton in 1976 has made a special contribution to the study of creativity ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

For Swift, Dickens, and others less celebrated, using adaption to mean ' adaptation, the action of adapting' was...

OED labels adaption 'nonstandard' which is perhaps a little severe: it turns up from time to time in good ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

adaptation (adaption; adaptive adaption). 1: any process by which an organism adjusts aduptedness additive to environmental stress.

Google previewFirefly Astronomy Dictionary (2003)

by John Woodruff

DARK ADAPTATION (DARK ADAPTION) dark adaptation (dark adaption) The process by which the human eye adjusts from vision under conditions of high illumination to night vision. It takes 20 minutes or more to develop fully, during which ...

Google previewQuadrilingual Economics Dictionary (2012)

by Simon K. Kuipers, B.S. Wilpstra

complete -; total adaption f adaptation f complète d vollkommene Anpassung f n volmaakte aanpassing f adaptation, partial - f adaptation f partielle d teilweise Anpassung f n gedeeltelijke aanpassing f adaption, total -; complete adaptation f ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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