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to make or become suitable to a particular situation or use

to alter for proper functioning

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Not only was White Fang adaptable by nature, but he had travelled much, and knew the meaning and necessity of adjustment.
She was a grand example of Kraft's theory of the artistic adjustment of nature.
It was our love of the Unerring Artistic Adjustment of Nature that inspired us.
With formal furniture, curtains are out of place; and an extensive volume of drapery of any kind is, under any circumstance, irreconcilable with good taste - the proper quantum, as well as the proper adjustment, depending upon the character of the general effect.
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.
But a more genuine feeling of relief was experienced by Devil's Ford when it was rumored that Fairfax Munroe had asked for the hand of Jessie Carr, and that some promise contingent upon the equitable adjustment of the affairs of the mine had been given by Mr.
This adjustment, I say, must have been done, and done well; done indeed for all Time, in the space of Time across which my machine had leaped.
Europe adjusts itself to a fait accompli, and so does an individual character--until the placid adjustment is disturbed by a convulsive retribution.
The signal meant that the brougham bearing the bride and her father was in sight; but there was sure to be a considerable interval of adjustment and consultation in the lobby, where the bridesmaids were already hovering like a cluster of Easter blossoms.
These artists will take particles of stone or glass no larger than a mustard seed, and piece them together on a sleeve button or a shirt stud, so smoothly and with such nice adjustment of the delicate shades of color the pieces bear, as to form a pigmy rose with stem, thorn, leaves, petals complete, and all as softly and as truthfully tinted as though Nature had builded it herself.
This question led to an adjustment, for Rosamond had set her mind on that particular ride.
He glanced again toward the German trenches and changed the adjustment of the sights, then he placed the rifle to his shoulder and took aim.
The small questions which had presented themselves for adjustment between the two countries were, after all, of no particular importance and were easily arranged.
This was a fine adjustment, for by working hammer-and- tongs through a twelve-hour day, after freight had been deducted from the selling price of the wood in Los Angeles, the wood-chopper received one dollar and sixty cents.
Crawley and the landlord had a consultation about the new hangings, an amicable wrangle about the carpets, and a final adjustment of everything except the bill.