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  Definition of adaptation
  1. (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
  2. a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form; "the play is an adaptation of a short novel"
  3. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
Similar Words: version, adjustment

 

Hyponyms: dark adaptation, light adaptation, modernization, versification, acclimatization, acclimatisation, acclimation, dedifferentiation, domestication, specialization, specialisation, differentiation

 

Derivational Morphology: adjust, conform, adapt

 

Anagrams: data point

 

 
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