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a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance

device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible

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The high standards we hold our NewerTech adapters to ensure that operation will be safe and reliable for your precious iBook or PowerBook computer," said Larry O'Connor, president of OWC.
Seattle Systems' modular adapters are manufactured with the highest quality in mind, exceeding international test standards and ensuring the least amount of corrosion and rust build up even under the most extreme conditions.
For example, one non-rechargeable, zinc-air connected to a reusable interface adapter can replace up to seven BA-5590s.
And recently signed agreements with industry giants provide a strategic edge in speeding time to market for these new Integration Adapters and invaluable support in driving standardization.
To use multiple network ports in a server more effectively, an enterprise can create a logical or virtual adapter by grouping together multiple physical adapters linked by an intermediate driver.
All adapters are based upon the newly released Tehuti Networks TN3016 host hardware offload controller.
In PS 525 (Aug 96), we pointed out that electrical contact cleaner is also a good way to handle dirty cable adapters.
This new line of adapter cards provides the user with all the features found in the adapters provided by the name brands of the industry, at the best price/performance ratio available in the market today," said Jack Moyer, President of ANET Systems, Inc.
The Adapter is available as a fully packaged, consumer-quality product.
With the broadcast compatibility available, Xircom's Token-Ring adapters support a complete range of network operating systems (NOSs) and host communications packages.
Like all iGo adapters, the iGo everywhere85 leverages the company's patented tip technology, which allows one adapter to charge multiple devices through the use of interchangeable tips.
NASDAQ: XIRC) today offered network users a new series of Pocket LAN adapters which feature a Phantom Power Cable as an alternative to an external power supply, a one-fourth smaller design and support for all major network operating systems (NOSs).
ATTO ExpressPCI SCSI adapters, Celerity Fibre Channel adapters, and ExpressSAS RAID adapters are the only PCI Express (PCIe) adapters available today that support Mac OS X on the Intel platform.
XIRCOM REDUCES PRICES ON LAN ADAPTERS; EASY-TO-USE, RELIABLE LAN ADAPTERS MAKE CONNECTIVITY MORE AFFORDABLE TO A BROAD RANGE OF USERS
This new power accessory is designed to work with select iGo adapters to simultaneously charge two mobile electronic gadgets, such as mobile phones, Bluetooth(R) headsets, smartphones/PDAs, MP3 players, portable gaming devices, digital cameras and more, from a single adapter.