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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 Series 2600A will be offered with the Test Script Processor technology and the TSP-Link[R] expansion bus. With TSP, all test routines can be performed by the instrument rather than sending readings back to a PC for decision-making.
The mini-PCI/ Cardbus interface is an ideal expansion bus supporting seamless wireless networking using Broadcom's 54g 802.11 WLAN solutions with SecureEZSetup technology.
The DPX-114 includes a versatile expansion bus (DirectPC) that allows a wide range of I/O configurations through Densitron or customer specific I/O cards.
Tandy's video technology bypasses the expansion bus and ties the video controller directly to the CPU's main memory, allowing the video controller to operate at the same speed as the microprocessor.
All the modules have lots of memory and controllable I/O, such as SPI, [I.sup.2]C, serial ports, 20-bit parallel I/O and compact flash IDE interface, as well as watchdog timers, interrupts, expansion bus and Ethernet.
The Aironet wireless bridge products provide point-to-point or point-to-multipoint connections between buildings as much as 25 miles line away For Ethernet-equipped devices without an expansion bus, Cisco provides Ethernet client and multi-client adapters that support up to four MAC addresses for support of multiple Ethernet-equipped devices using an inexpensive Ethernet hub.