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synonyms for adaption

  • accommodation
  • adjustment
  • alteration
  • conversion
  • modification
  • revision
  • reshaping
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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
The fact that this was in the beginning a well-equipped club made the problem of its adaption a very slight one indeed.
WITH THE DOUGHBOY IN FRANCEEDWARD HUNGERFORD
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
The adaption of these gores to the curvature of the sphere calls for great care.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 6VARIOUS
That element is rarely absent from great Roman work, which is wanting in the nice adaption of the means to the end.
SEEING EUROPE WITH FAMOUS AUTHORS, VOLUME 3VARIOUS
I returned to America that year with their adaption, calling it "The Nominee."
NAT GOODWIN'S BOOKNAT C. GOODWIN
Perhaps the most special adaption which man has brought about in his domesticated animals is found in our pointers and setters.
DOMESTICATED ANIMALSNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Mechanical ingenuity was largely developed in the adaption of materials.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
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
This first sleeping car was, as was later the first Pullman car, an adaption of an ordinary day coach to sleeping requirements.
THE STORY OF THE PULLMAN CARJOSEPH HUSBAND
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