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adapter

An adapter can be a person or a thing. Adapter can have two definitions with regard to people. For one, an adapter can be somebody who adapts a novel for presentation on film, television, radio or some other performance media. I often wonder if this sort of adapter is a frustrated novelist—someone who might be […]

adaptation

An adaptation is a thing that has adapted or that has been adapted by someone to accommodate a new environment or serve a new purpose. For example, a cronut is an adaptation of a croissant and a donut. The resulting combination is a better fit for an environment where a bunch of fat slobs, or […]

adapt

To adapt means to become suitable or to make something (or one’s self) suitable for the situation that the thing or person is in, that situation being different from the the situation that the thing or person was in before. This change in situation might have come about because of a changing environment (the word […]