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

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, University of ...

Google previewThe Credit System (1913)

by William George Langworthy Taylor

Such mechanical adaption is a new general quality in manufactories. It is not confined to the business of locomotive making. A quality has been added which affords a place for mar- The field ginal or new investment, extending through the ...

Google previewPolitics in Western Europe Today (2014)

Perspectives, Politics and Problems Since 1980 by D. W. Urwin, W. E. Paterson

But there is an important difference of emphasis: whether voters act 'autonomously' or whether party adaption is the decisive factor .

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 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 previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

adaption. adaptation. adaptive adaption. adaptation. adaptive behavior. behavior of an animal that improves its fitness under a given set of environmental ...

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 philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

adaptatlon s Adaption f, Anpassung f ( nat, ant‚ psy) —> adjustment, adaption < evolutionary advantage‚ species ehange; Nachdiehtung f (aes); soziale Anpassung f (sac) ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

As a result, a range of emotions are not experienced nor realistically integrated into the person's broader adaption, but the person is spared the full-blown and more 232 ...

Google previewDictionary of Acronyms and Technical Abbreviations (2001)

For Information and Communication Technologies and Related Areas by J. Vlietstra

Administrative Authority Identifier Alliance Against Internet Defamation An Analytical Information Management System Absolute Assembly Language Asynchronous transfer mode Adaption Layer ATM Adaptation Layer (ATM = Asynchronous ...

Google previewA Dictionary (1841)

English and Burmese by Charles Lane

reciprocal adaption of one ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of United States Supreme Court Reports (1913)

Being a Complete Encyclopedia of All the Case Law of the Federal Supreme Court Up to and Including Volume 206 U.S. Supreme Court Reports (book 51 Lawyers' Edition)

A decision of a state court enforcing the exclusive common-law performing rights of the owners of an unprinted and unpublished play as against the owner of a copyrighted adaption substantially identical with the original play, who stood upon ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

ACUTE ACCENT— ADAPTION. Action ARY, ak'shun-a-re, s. One who has a share in actions or stocks. Action-TAKING, ak'shun-taking, a. fond of entering into law-suits. ActiTATION, ak-te-ta'shun, s. (actito, Lat.) Frequent and rapid action.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)

ACUTE ACCENT— ADAPTION. ACTIONARY, ak'shun-a-re, s. One who has a share in actions or stocks. | Action-TAKING, ak'shun-ta'king, a. Litigious; fond of entering into law-suits. ActiTATION, ak-te-ta'shun, s. (actito, Lat.) Frequent and rapid ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Etymology (1859)

A - D by Hensleigh Wedgwood

The same adaption of the vowel to the sound represented is very common in German, as repeatedly observed by Kiittner. " Knack — which imitates the sound which a hard body yields when it breaks suddenly. Knick expresses a finer, but ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2A1P3T1I1O1N1

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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