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synonyms for adaptive

  • flexible
  • modifying
  • robust
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The even darker side of smart is that competition doesn’t just select an ability to manipulate but also an adaptive ability to be unpredictable.
THE DARK SIDE OF SMART - FACTS SO ROMANTICDIANA FLEISCHMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020NAUTILUS
Their specificity is related to their long-lasting effects, because vaccines engage the adaptive branch of the immune system — the B and T lymphocytes and antibodies that recognize a given pathogen.
‘TRAINED IMMUNITY’ OFFERS HOPE IN FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUSESTHER LANDHUISSEPTEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Many of the gene losses involved traits that the animals no longer needed, but Hiller proposes that at least one loss was adaptive.
BY LOSING GENES, LIFE OFTEN EVOLVED MORE COMPLEXITYVIVIANE CALLIERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
There’s also a clever adaptive-suspension system, which uses a dozen sensors to scan the road then instantly make adjustments so the Aviator can glide smoothly over potholes.
VEHICLES TO RIDE OUT A PANDEMICJOE PHILLIPSAUGUST 22, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
In A Grand Journey, from Après Visuals, we get an intimate look into this adaptive athlete’s unique path to the summit.
AN ADAPTIVE ATHLETE AND HER HOME MOUNTAINOUTSIDE EDITORSAUGUST 21, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
More diverse and inclusive companies are better positioned to create more effective and adaptive teams.
COVID-19 IS CAUSING A BACKSLIDE IN WORKPLACE GENDER EQUALITY. HERE’S HOW TO STOP ITMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 3, 2020FORTUNE
You can create a separate mobile version or use an adaptive design of your main site.
HOW TO INCREASE ORGANIC TRAFFIC: 14 PRACTICAL TIPSINNA YATSYNAJULY 6, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Second, dysfunction of the RAS and innate and adaptive immune system may alter host innate immunity to promote abnormal inflammatory responses.
CORONAVIRUS DEATHS AND THOSE OF GEORGE FLOYD AND AHMAUD ARBERY HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON: RACISMLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 10, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Abnormalities in the adaptive immune response may cause the immune system to attack its own cells and tissue by causing cytokines to go awry.
CORONAVIRUS DEATHS AND THOSE OF GEORGE FLOYD AND AHMAUD ARBERY HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON: RACISMLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 10, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Though the squirrels have taken to the trees, there has been no adaptive change in the structure of their limbs and feet.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
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WORDS RELATED TO ADAPTIVE

  • adaptive
  • commutable
  • compatible
  • exchangeable
  • extensible
  • flexible
  • interchangeable
  • mutual
  • portable
  • reciprocal
  • standard
  • substitutable
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