adaptation


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Synonyms for adaptation

Synonyms for adaptation

the act of making suitable to an end or the condition of being made suitable to an end

adjustment to a changing environment

Synonyms for adaptation

a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form

(physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)

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On the view here given of the all-important part which selection by man has played, it becomes at once obvious, how it is that our domestic races show adaptation in their structure or in their habits to man's wants or fancies.
Adaptation, according to him, is merely a secondary activity, a mere re-activity, and he is therefore quite opposed to Spencer's definition: "Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
In general consider the application of the statements in the text; and in the case of Robert Browning consider emotional, dramatic, descriptive, and narrative power, poetic beauty, and adaptation of the verse-form to the substance.
This facile adaptation was at once the symptom of perfect health and its best preservative.
Her nature appeared to possess depth, too, as well as variety; but -- or else Hester's fears deceived her -- it lacked reference and adaptation to the world into which she was born.
It did my heart good to see how happy this artistic adaptation of the truth made her; and I must say that she never had a wiser friend.
In both these adaptations the reference to spring (vesna) matched the impression made by the young lad.
And they are the prettiest attitudes and movements into which a pretty girl is thrown in making up butter--tossing movements that give a charming curve to the arm, and a sideward inclination of the round white neck; little patting and rolling movements with the palm of the hand, and nice adaptations and finishings which cannot at all be effected without a great play of the pouting mouth and the dark eyes.
But with this change in condition comes inevitably adaptations to the change.
Adaptation will also be key, which is why the momentous 2015 Paris Accord produced a Global Adaptation Goal.
ISLAMABAD -- A two-day 4th Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Science Conference is being held here on February 26 to 27 to deliberate on climate change impact on agriculture and other sectors and find ways and means to develop resilience and create synergies against climate change.
Adapturgy: The Dramaturg's Art and Theatrical Adaptation
Adaptation is a critical construct in occupational therapy and occupational science.
Loren Legarda as a National Adaptation Plan (NAP) champion during the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany.
The author presented: socialization and education as a process; socialization of the personality and its identity; social adaptation and its aspects; social adaptation and socialization and adaptation process.
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