Noun Adaption Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adaption

Definition:

noun

1. the act of adapting.

2. the state of being adapted; adjustment.

3. something produced by adapting: an adaptation of a play for television.

4. Biology. any alteration in the structure or function of an organism or any of its parts that results from natural selection and by which the organism becomes better fitted to survive and multiply in its environment. a form or structure modified to fit a changed environment. the ability of a species to survive in a particular ecological niche, especially because of alterations of form or behavior brought about through natural selection.

5. Physiology. the decrease in response of sensory receptor organs, as those of vision, touch, temperature, olfaction, audition, and pain, to changed, constantly applied, environmental conditions.

6. Ophthalmology. the regulating by the pupil of the quantity of light entering the eye.

7. Also, adaption[uh-dap-shuh n]/əˈdæp ʃən/(Show IPA). Sociology. a slow, usually unconscious modification of individual and social activity in adjustment to cultural surroundings.


Examples:

"programs can be adapted."
"adaptions can be to demands."
"novels can be adapted."
"adaptions can be to unions."
"adaptions can be to trainings."
"adaptions can be to shocks."
"adaptions can be to methods."
"adaptions can be to markets."
"adaptions can be to macintoshs."
"adaptions can be to environments."
"adaptions can be to customs."
"adaptions can be to challenges."
"treaties can be adapted."
"techniques can be adapted."
"products can be adapted."
"plays can be adapted."
"people/places/organizations can be adapted."
"organizations can be adapted."
"grasses can be adapted."
"directives can be adapted."


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