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Word: adapt

Definition: make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.


Sentences Containing 'adapt'

"Aeromonas salmonicida’s" ability to infect a variety of host, multiply, and adapt, make it a prime virulent bacterium.
A notable trait of their genus is an ability to adapt well to cold and somewhat arid habitat, like taiga or regions with Alpine climate.
A rush effort started at Lockheed to adapt the E-5 camera to the existing CORONA airframe, resulting in the LANYARD project, today known as the KH-6.
ADAPT – Able Disable All People Together
After searching many publishers for material to adapt into a film, Klinger purchased the rights to Ted Lewis's novel "Jack's Return Home".
As they adopted elements of European culture, such as larger farms and plantations, they began to adapt their system for one of chattel slavery of workers of African descent.
Attachments are fitted to a conveyor chain to adapt it for a particular conveying application.
Because of its fundamental role and our need for it, Literature will always find its way to, and adapt to the latest technologies and to the furthest reaching distribution channels available.
Despite this, Nicol was noted for his ability to adapt to the new rule better than other pitchers in the league.
First stations for education an controlling (1850–1880) During the second half of the 19th century, humans had to adapt to the requirements of an industrialized community.
Hall originally imported American writer Carl Dudley to adapt it into a feature film script.
He finds it difficult to adapt to upper class customs and faces snobbishness from Lord Denvee and difficulties with his butler Jarms.
Her husband Tim saw the play and hired Williamson to adapt it.
His restaurant is unpopular because he cannot adapt to the "localized" cooking his patrons are looking for.
His struggles to adapt to life as a free man show an attempt at personal reform.
I had endeavoured to adapt Dora to myself, and found it impracticable.
In 2000, he created ADAPT – Association for International and Comparative Studies in Labour and Industrial relations.
In addition, animators had to adapt to having hair underwater and blowing through the wind.
In December 2001, the Intelligence Reform Law was approved, changing the structure, denomination and functions to adapt it to the new National Intelligence System.
In either case it would be easy for natural selection to adapt the structure of the animal to its changed habits, or exclusively to one of its several habits.
In social animals it will adapt the structure of each individual for the benefit of the whole community; if the community profits by the selected change.
It has an inbuilt artificial intelligence that configures the combat suit to adapt to its environment, making it very versatile.
It is a process which allows the members of the groups to adapt to their own exclusion from society.
It is unfortunate that Tamayo's straitened means forced him to put original work aside and to adapt pieces from the French.
It remained for me to adapt myself to Dora; to share with her what I could, and be happy; to bear on my own shoulders what I must, and be happy still.
Man is an animal who more than any other can adapt himself to all climates and circumstances.
Miguel Chico managed to adapt to the American lifestyle.
Note also the general rarity of small woodpeckers on the Philippines, implying that "any" bird lineage that would happen to adapt to the same ecological niche was likely to be successful.
Prior to the 1913 Installation it was necessary to adapt the chapel to accommodate the larger number of members.
Regardless of training, competency would grow through experience and the extent of an individual to learn and adapt.
She had taken them out now, to adapt herself, I suppose, to the altered character of the house; and wore but one or two disconsolate bows of sober brown.
She spent her time instead studying the Bible, and decided to adapt her writing to focus on more Christian themes.
She was active in many committees, and organizations ADAPT, Not Dead Yet, and the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, among others.
Soon after the WHR's closure, proposals were made to adapt the trackbed as a long-distance footpath.
Sparks Turn to Flames is a 2003 album by the Icelandic hardcore band I Adapt.
Sunrise was the first studio after Kitty Animation to adapt a major Rumiko Takahashi series.
The BBC did not adapt the remainder of the series of novels, but a few years later they adapted two more of Delderfield's novels, "To Serve Them All My Days" and "Diana".
The episodes are based on the original concept by Tomorō Yuzawa, and adapt the concept over twelve episodes.
The Free Staters, under Brand's rule, had shown considerable ability to adapt their policy to meet the altered situation.
The Futurists later (1909–1916) would adapt the style, thanks to Gino Severini's Parisian experience (from 1907 onward), into their dynamic paintings and sculpture.
The more time the animal spends in the water the quicker they adapt to their new habitat.
The only member of our small society who positively refused to adapt himself to circumstances, was Jip.
The transition from "Yara" to "Nausicaä" came when Miyazaki began to develop his own character, after the project to adapt Corben's comic fell through.
There are numerous ways that an aquatic animal can adapt to their habitat.
They adapt well to any kind of living environment.
They also described Samaras as looking like a "fish out of water" as he struggled to adapt to the different style of play in England.
They do not adapt well to change, and are slow-witted.
They slowly begin to adapt to the real world, though Alex suffers severe psychological damage from his time with Alice.
This could help them adapt to their restricted habitat.
What stands out most in this album is the versatility with which the artist is able to adapt to different themes and styles.

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