Adaptorial
Adaptorial Ad`ap*to"ri*al, a. Adaptive. [R.] [1913 Webster] ||

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  • adaptorial — adjective Tending to adapt or fit; adaptive. See Also: adapt, adaptability, adaptable, adaptableness, adaptably, adaptation, adaptational, adaptative …   Wiktionary

  • adaptorial — † adapˈtorial, a. Obs. rare. [irreg. f. adaptor, after visitorial, etc. There could be no adaptor or adaptorius in L.] = adaptive. In mod. Dicts. Worcester cites Mudie …   Useful english dictionary

  • adaptively — adverb In an adaptive manner; with adaptation; in an adjusted or fitting manner; with fitness. See Also: adapt, adaptability, adaptable, adaptableness, adaptably …   Wiktionary

  • adaptable — adjective /əˈdæptəbəl/ Capable of adapting or of being adapted. See Also: adapt, adaptability, adaptableness, adaptably, adaptation, adaptational, adaptative, adaptatively, adaptativeness …   Wiktionary

  • adaptably — adverb In an adaptable manner. See Also: adapt, adaptability, adaptable, adaptableness, adaptation, adaptational, adaptative, adaptatively, adaptativeness …   Wiktionary

  • adaptability — noun a) The quality of being adaptable; a quality that renders adaptable. b) Variability in respect to, or under the influence of, external conditions; susceptibility of an organism to that variation whereby it becomes suited to or fitted for its …   Wiktionary

  • adaptational — adjective a) Relating or pertaining to adaptation, or the adjustment of one thing to another; adaptive b) Applied to physiological or functional modifications of parts or organs, as distinguished from morphological or structural changes …   Wiktionary

  • adaptiveness — noun The state or quality of being adaptive; capacity to adapt. Syn: adaptivity See Also: adapt, adaptability, adaptable, adaptableness, adaptably, adaptation …   Wiktionary

  • adaptableness — noun The state or quality of being adaptable; adaptability. See Also: adapt, adaptability, adaptable, adaptably, adaptation, adaptational, adaptative, adaptatively …   Wiktionary

  • adapter — noun a) One who is capable of adapting well to differing situations. He was an able adapter, and could easily adjust to the differences when the company changed ownership. b) One who adapts a thing, e.g. a play. The critic gave rave reviews to… …   Wiktionary

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