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adaptation (s) (noun), adaptations (pl)
Something that is modified in order to fit or to work better in a situation or for some purpose; especially a movie, book, play, etc.: Trudy's motion picture adaptation of her novel with the same title was a great success.
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auditory adaptation (s) (noun). auditory adaptations (pl)
The ability to adjust to changes in sound: An auditory adaptation study showed some evidence of changes in the auditory threshold resulting from exposure to sound.
This entry is located in the following unit: audio-, aud-, audi-, audit- + (page 4)
Word Entries at Get Words: “adaptation
Adjustment of structures or modes of living (including methods of reproduction) that better fit an organism to its environment, thereby favoring successful competition with other organisms and survival.
adaptation (s), adaptations (pl) (noun forms)
Social patterns of behavior that enable a culture, or cultures, to cope with their environments.