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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Tony Kushner (Angels in America) collaborates with artist and author Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are) in an adaptation of two 1930s Czech operettas that bear testament to human courage and creativity.
Keywords: Distributed multimedia systems, content adaptation
It has been suggested, for example, that few rehabilitation counselors either utilize the various existing measures of adjustment or adaptation in the counseling process, or assess the client's adaptation in terms of any extant theory (Bishop, 2001; Kendall & Buys, 1998).
What model(s) would be appropriate to incorporate climate change, adaptation measures, and mitigation policies?
As an alternative method of detecting the degree of staff adaptability by questionnaire, the author suggests conducting a personal interview, called the adaptation interview.
She realised that many people are inspired after watching a film adaptation to search out and read the book.
This testimony discusses our report to this committee on climate change adaptation and the role strategic federal planning could play in government decision making.
AaAccording to the conventional wisdom of many environmental campaigners, we should first do everything we can to mitigate global warming, and only then focus on adaptation strategies.
Literary Adaptations in Spanish Cinema explores formal and ideological issues in the adaptation of twelve works to Spanish cinema and television.
The International Conference on Adaptation to Climate Variability and Climate Change: Towards a Strategic Approach was held in New Delhi, India on December 7-8, 2006.
The Adaptation Network is one of Earth Island's newest projects.
Tonight's "Masterpiece Theatre" installment asks the question, does the world really need another adaptation of "Dracula"?
By constructing the different interaction level and the task's complexity that the organization faces, this paper simulates the effect of Hexie management theory on individual behavior and the emergence adaptation of the whole organization.
I read Steven Pinker's article ("The Evolutionary Psychology of Religion" September/October 2006) with great interest and found an omission in one of the "plausible attempts to explain religion as a biological adaptation" Pinker cites the fear of snakes as an example of "plausible adaptation," but what seems on the surface obvious to me wasn't mentioned--that religion is a ritualized mechanism for various people to cope with the fear of death.
Fairwater Primary: Reduce admissions, adaptation of existing buildings, demolish temporary classrooms, pounds 316,000.
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