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See definition of adjusting on Dictionary.com
  • as incompensating
  • as infixing

synonyms for adjusting

  • atoning
  • balanced
  • balancing
  • settling
  • compensatory
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How to use adjusting in a sentence

She found Mr. Rushmere busy adjusting and sorting divers pieces of harness.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
In practice it is seldom necessary to touch the adjusting screws of the mirrors themselves.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
Adjusting his glasses, he gazed thoughtfully at Jeff Arnold's retreating figure.
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
The great excellence of Plautus was the masterly handling of language, and the adjusting the parts for dramatic effect.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
She took her time, adjusting many little trifles, assuring herself that all trace of her emotion had disappeared.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
An eagle floated serenely on the upper air currents, automatically adjusting himself to their constant changing.
TIGER CATDAVID H. KELLER
Major Hendricks rested against the edge of the lid, adjusting his eyes to the darkness.
SECOND VARIETYPHILIP KINDRED DICK
If the engine idles too fast with throttle closed, the latter may be adjusted by means of the throttle lever adjusting screw.
MARVEL CARBURETER AND HEAT CONTROLANONYMOUS
There is an adjusting screw on the stock to make the proper adjustment on the dies.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
In the main, people were adjusting very quickly and eagerly.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ADJUSTING

  • adjusting
  • atoning
  • balanced
  • balancing
  • compensatory
  • settling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.