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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 previewGrid Generation and Adaptive Algorithms (2012)

by Marshall W. Bern, Joseph E. Flaherty, Mitchell Luskin

Mesh adaption is a powerful tool for efficient unstructured-grid computations but causes load imbalance on multiprocessor systems. To address this problem, we have developed PLUM, an automatic portable framework for performing adaptive ...

Google previewModels and Techniques in Computer Animation (2013)

by Nadia Magnenat Thalmann, Daniel Thalmann

Adaption means the fitting of a detailed planning of any generated meta-plan to the actual data and situation. This includes an eventual replanning whenever the fitted sequence of actions is not possible in the present situation. A game in ...

Google previewEuropean Optical Communications and Networks (1994)

Twelfth Annual Conference on European Fibre Optic Communications and Networks, Heidelberg, June 21-24, 1994 : Proceedings, Papers on ATM and Networks

In the context of VP operated ATM networks the preferred mechanism for network adaption is the dynamic reconfiguration of the underlying VP network independent of the call routing strategy [2]. The separation of routing and bandwidth ...

Google previewComputational Fluid Dynamics for the 21st Century (2001)

Proceedings of a Symposium Honoring Prof. Satofuka on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday, Kyoto, Japan, July 15-17, 2000 by Mohamed Hafez, Koji Morinishi, Jacques Periaux

We have shown in this paper that discontinuity capturing with isotropic mesh refinement is a rather inefficient procedure: the error estimate with order 3/2 for isotropic 3D adaption is a severe limit. Many engineers and scientists have already ...

Google previewRight Sourcing (2013)

Enabling Collaboration by Dijkstra, Gotze, Van Der Ploeg

“Complex adaption is a vision of tomorrow, a world out of control, yet promising a level of understanding and achievement far beyond anything yet seen. This is the era of the Complex Adaptive System, a 21st Century metaphor ...

Google previewEuropean Workshop on Planning (1991)

EWSP'91, Sankt Augustin, FRG, March 18-19, 1991. Proceedings by Joachim Hertzberg

q The decisive adaption is that default connections must be more restricted. Definition : A default unification between the two literals will), and w2L-j, — with a ...

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.

Google previewA Strategy for the Management of Digital Information Products (2006)

Customer Integration and Customer Involvement by Andreas Hart

product-market matrix as depicted in figure 5 – at least they should, as the model of business strategy with an orientation towards either innovation or adaption is the result of a simplification of Ansoff's 2x2 matrix, as described in chapter 2.2.

Google previewEnvironmental Science in Building (2007)

by Randall McMullan

Adaption. Adaption is the process occurring as the eyes adjust to the relative brightness or colour of objects in the visual field. The cones and the rods on the retina take a significant amount of time to reach full sensitivity.

Google previewEnvironmental Change and Human Development (2014)

Controlling Nature? by Chris Barrow

Adaption is a process of change; an adaptation is a state. In the process of adaption, humans may alter the environment, and vice-versa; it is a twoway process (Dubos, 1965). Adaption is less easy when there is sudden and rapid change.

Google preview2014 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering(AISE2014) (2014)

by S. K. Chen, Altair Engineering Inc., California, USA, Y. H. Chang, Chihlee Institute of Technology, Taiwan

Adaption is an important feature of CAS, which represents the capability to respond to the environment changes to some degree. Apparently, with the higher adaptation CAS is expected to adapt to complex environment changes. Definition 2.

Google previewVirtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality: Designing and Developing Augmented and Virtual Environments (2013)

5th International Conference, VAMR 2013, Held as Part of HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 21-26, 2013, Proceedings by Randall Shumaker

Additionally, a second parameter for locative information adaption is the user's angle to the object: certain digital information is connected to a point on or surround the three dimensional object, and only visible from the right angle; one, where ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

-> 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 previewDictionary of business informatics (2002)

by Lutz Jürgen Heinrich, Friedrich Roithmayr

contingent adaption Anpassungseinrichtung adaption device, adapter anpassungsfahig adaptive Anpassungsfahigkeit adaptability Anpassungsgiitetest goodness-of-fit-test Anpassungsmethode ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Transportation (2014)

Social Science and Policy by Mark Garrett

Adaption. to. Impacts from climate change occurring now and those projected for the future pose considerable and escalating threats to transportation systems, including bridges, highways, tunnels, railways, buses, heavy and light rail vehicles, ...

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 previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by 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 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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Military Science (2013)

by G. Kurt Piehler

the adaption to maritime warfare of principles of the Geneva Convention of 1864, and (4) the prohibition of launching ...

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, ...

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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