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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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There may be emotional adaptations in our desire for power, control, health, love, and success; possible cognitive adaptations in our intuitive psychology; and many aspects of our experience that seem to provide evidence for souls.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles (novel) and film adaptation
What: Adaptation of Stephen King's 1973 best seller about vampires terrorizing Rob Lowe, Samantha Mathis, Andre Braugher, Donald Sutherland and James Cromwell in a small New England town.
Literary Adaptations in Black American Cinema: Front Micheaux to Morrison by Barbara Tena Lupack Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2002 558 pp.
While Bennett undermines such naive assumptions, the real strength of her book is her discussion of modern Shakespeare adaptations, rewrites, prequels and sequels in relation to postcolonialism and canonicity.
Salomon (1983) suggested that procedural adaptations may be necessary in person-centered play therapy for children with disabilities.
Kitchell, a University of Michigan at Ann Arbor paleontologist, has found evidence that adaptations made in normal times may help some organisms survive mass extinctions.
The essays are organized into sections on issues and concepts in the study of adaptation, nonhuman primates, the natural history of human adaptations, local populations, speech as a human adaptation, and archaeological explorations.
This article reviews the educational accountability provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 (IDEA) and presents a five-part model for identifying and providing adaptations and accommodations for students with disabilities in general education settings.
Consider: Of the 44 plays nominated for the Best Play Tony award since 1990, six have become feature films while seven have ended up as TV adaptations.
of Delaware) identifies specific problems related to the adaptation of literature to the screen rather than, for the most part, specific adaptations themselves.
And if you're saying so what, consider this: It was George Lucas himself who sold the radio rights to ``Star Wars'' to his alma mater, USC, for a buck because he loved the medium, says Tom Voegli, who produced all three of the radio adaptations (``Star Wars,'' ``The Empire Strikes Back'' and ``Return of the Jedi'').
Open windows; remediation strategies in global film adaptations.
Branagh bringing more Bard to screen: Kenneth Branagh, who earned three Oscar nominations for his work on ``Henry V'' and ``Hamlet,'' has three new Shakespeare adaptations coming to the screen.
The latest in a series of ruthlessly modernized literary adaptations, it has superhot young stars, ultra-trendy New York locations and levels of sexuality the mid-Victorian father of 10 may well have appreciated - but never would have dared write about.