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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADJUSTMENT

The adjustment is to be accomplished entirely by the poise of the body.

"The recorder here was out of adjustment, sir," he said simply.

But it's not adjustment to me; so I'm afraid I shall have some intelligence in this matter.

Adjustment every moment demands the relation of the brain in both directions.

That adjustment is only perfect for light of one wave-length.

The lay-figure of Stephen's sketches now initiated an adjustment of many things.

Don sighed and made a minute adjustment on the synchro knob.

As a result the adjustment of warp and weft is more or less disturbed.

Hence, we must counteract the ocular deception by an adjustment of proportions.

It is an adjustment according to quantity (in Greek ποσὁτης).

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from French ajustement or else a native formation from adjust (v.) + -ment.

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