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The process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions).  Synonyms: adaptation, adjustment.

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"Adaption" Quotes from Famous Books

... noticeable that even when this famous actress was at the height of her great reputation, we still find Mrs. Lee cast for those roles she made so peculiarly her own, and in which no one could approach her. In February, 1677, she acted Berenice in Otway's Titus and Berenice, a rather tame adaption of Racine. Mrs. Barry is named for the small character of the queen's confident, Phoenice, and was also Lucia in a farce from Moliere, The Cheats of Scapin, which followed the drama. Mrs. Lee ...
— The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. II • Aphra Behn

Words linked to "Adaption" :   acclimation, specialisation, adaptation, biological process, domestication, acclimatisation, differentiation, adjustment, specialization, organic process, adapt, acclimatization, dedifferentiation

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