adaption

[ ad-uh p-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF adaption
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I returned to America that year with their adaption, calling it "The Nominee."

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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