adaptation

[ ad-uh p-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF adaptation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADAPTATION

In the discovery and adaptation of the latter lay the whole problem.

Therefore we ask for your opinions on the question of the power of adaptation in fecundity.

Now, our process is only an adaptation of these cosmic rays.

It has no power of adaptation, but uses the same words for all.

The purpose of education is "adaptation,—with the retention of adaptability."

What a notion this would be for adaptation to Parliamentary usage!

It affords no explanation of the facts of adaptation, and has no causal value.

Where the process of adaptation was discerned, the evidence of Purpose or Design was weak.

The Russian word idol is identical with our own adaptation of ειδωλου.

Exactly how the adaptation had been accomplished I never quite understood.

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