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adaptations, plural;
  1. The action or process of adapting or being adapted
    • - the adaptation of teaching strategy to meet students' needs
    • - adaptations to the school curriculum
  2. A movie, television drama, or stage play that has been adapted from a written work, typically a novel
    • - filming her adaptation of a beloved children's book
  3. A change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment
    • - living in groups is an adaptation that increases the efficiency of hunting
  4. The process of making such changes
    • - biochemical adaptation in parasites

  1. a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form; "the play is an adaptation of a short novel"
  2. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
  3. (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
  4. (adaptational) of or relating to adaptation
  5. (adapt) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"
  6. adjust: adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
  7. Adaptation is the evolutionary process whereby a population becomes better suited to its habitat. This process takes place over many generations, and is one of the basic phenomena of biology.
  8. The term “adaptation” in computer science refers to a , in which an interactive system (adaptive system) adapts its behaviour to individual users based on information acquired about its user(s) and its environment.
  9. In ocular physiology, adaptation is the ability of the eye to adjust to various levels of darkness and light.
  10. Adaptation (rendered as Adaptation.) is a 2002 American comedy-drama film directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman. The film is based on Susan Orlean's non-fiction book The Orchid Thief through self-referential events. ...
  11. ADAPT is a grassroots disability rights organization with chapters in 30 states. It is known for being part of the radical wing of the disability rights movement due to its history of nonviolent direct action in order to bring attention to the lack of civil rights the disability community has. ...
  12. (Adapt (album)) Adapt is a 2004 album by Trace Bundy. This 2-disc set includes a full-length studio CD and a full-feature live DVD; recorded live at Flatirons Theater, June 30th, 2004.
  13. The quality of being adapted; adaption; adjustment; Adjustment to extant conditions: as, adjustment of a sense organ to the intensity or quality of stimulation; modification of some thing or its parts that makes it more fit for existence under the conditions of its current environment; ...
  14. (adapt) To make suitable; to make to correspond; to fit or suit; to proportion; To fit by alteration; to modify or remodel for a different purpose; to adjust: as, to adapt a story or a foreign play for the stage; to adapt an old machine to a new manufacture; To make by altering or fitting ...
  15. (Adaptations) Modifications or alterations of the curriculum, the support systems, the environments, or the teaching strategies to match individual needs. The adaptations ensure that the student can participate actively and as independently as possible.
  16. (Adaptations) Newly made furniture pieces that capture the flavor of the original but are not authentic.
  17. (adaptations) modifications of the delivery of instruction or materials used with a student.
  18. (Adaptations) Special traits that help living organisms survive in a particular environment. These adaptations may be structural (size and shape or body temperatures, or needs for minerals), or behavioural (differing ways of reacting to the environment).
  19. (Adaptations) Alterations to a home for people who are diasbled or have a sensory impairment. Adaptations help people to remain in their homes should their condition deteriorate.
  20. (Adaptations) An adaptation is something a plant or animal has or does that helps it to survive.  A physical adaptation is something the living thing has – fur, claws, scales, a beak, leaves, bark, roots… ...
  21. (Adaptations) Any procedure intended to meet an educational situation with respect to individual differences in ability or purpose.
  22. (Adaptations) Changes made by a teacher to lesson or assessment components, usually to the lesson format or to a test that allows students to participate in the lesson or the assessment. ...
  23. (Adaptations) Changes to school rules or expectations that a student with a disability might need in order to learn in the regular classroom.
  24. (Adaptations) Derivative works. When a motion picture is based on a book, the movie has been adapted from the book.
  25. (Adaptations) The stories were very popular as adaptations for the stage, and later film, and still later television.