Thesaurus / adaption
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Indeed there is nothing in civilized countries to approach it in its combination of beauty and adaption for the purposes intended.

Stanley in AfricaJames P. Boyd

Max was never more of an artist than in his adaption of manner to theme.

King John of JingaloLaurence Housman

On previous occasions, the adaption of soul to body was a work of time; but here it seemed the work of but a few hours.

Sheppard Lee, Vol. I (of 2)Robert Montgomery Bird

The fact that this was in the beginning a well-equipped club made the problem of its adaption a very slight one indeed.

The adaption of means to ends in nature clearly indicates a ——, and so proves a ——er.

English Synonyms and AntonymsJames Champlin Fernald

This first sleeping car was, as was later the first Pullman car, an adaption of an ordinary day coach to sleeping requirements.

But he showed an interest in the game and some adaption to the game at the time he was teaching you; is that right?

Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

But the experimental days have passed, both in the manufacture of motor trucks and in their adaption to various lines of work.

Mechanical ingenuity was largely developed in the adaption of materials.

The tree as a decorative symbol is appropriate to wood, and its adaption to a square panel is drawn at Figure 235.

Industrial Arts DesignWilliam H. Varnum


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