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Adaption is sometimes a misspelling of adaptation.
Definition of the noun adaption
What does adaption mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adaptions
- the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
- lexical domain: Natural Processes - nouns denoting natural processes
- synonyms of adaption: adaptation / adjustment
- more generic terms: biological process / organic process = a process occurring in living organisms
- more specific words:
- acclimatisation / acclimatization / acclimation = adaptation to a new climate
- dedifferentiation = the loss of specialization in form or function
- domestication = adaptation to intimate association with human beings
- differentiation / specialisation / specialization = the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function
Alternative definition of the noun adaption
- The act of fitting; adaptation.
"Adaption" is a short film, directed by Andrew Parimasa.
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Long-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.
The 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.
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 ...
The 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 ...
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 .
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
A Dictionary (1841)
English and Burmese by Charles Lane
reciprocal adaption of one ...
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 ...
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.
A 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 ...
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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