Noun Adaptor Definition and Examples





1. a person or thing that adapts.

2. a connector for joining parts or devices having different sizes, designs, etc., enabling them to be fitted or to work together. Also called plug adapter, adapter plug. a device that connects an electrical plug to an outlet that has a different plug shape: Last time I traveled, I brought the wrong adapter. Also called AC adapter, power adapter. a device with a cord that plugs into an electrical outlet and functions as an external power supply for a small or portable electronic device, usually converting AC current to DC: I forgot to plug in the adapter, and my laptop died.

3. an accessory to convert a machine, tool, or part to a new or modified use.

4. Computers. expansion card. an external device containing the necessary circuitry to connect to or work with another device or system: a network adapter; a wireless adapter; a video adapter.


"There can be adaptor proteins."
"There can be adaptor plates."
"There can be adaptor cards."
"There can be adaptor units."
"There can be adaptor rings."
"There can be adaptor oligonucleotideses."
"There can be adaptor heads."
"There can be adaptor hardwares."
"There can be adaptor fittings."
"There can be adaptor chips."
"adaptors can be with standards."
"adaptors can be with people/places/organizations."
"adaptors can be with mice."
"adaptors can be with keyboards."
"adaptors can be with disks."
"adaptors can be with cables."
"places can have adaptors."
"adaptors can be from organizations."
"adaptors can be for uses."
"adaptors can be by itselfs."
"adaptors can go to formats."
"adaptors can require in/at/on minima."
"adaptors can perform at vectors."
"adaptors can go with effects."
"adaptors can go with alternatives."
"adaptors can draw from ports."
"adaptors can cost in s."
"adaptors can bind to residues."

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