Definition of Adaptation. Meaning of Adaptation. Synonyms of Adaptation

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Definition of Adaptation

Adaptation
Adaptation Ad`ap*ta"tion, n. [Cf. F. adaptation, LL. adaptatio.] 1. The act or process of adapting, or fitting; or the state of being adapted or fitted; fitness. ``Adaptation of the means to the end.' --Erskine. 2. The result of adapting; an adapted form.

Meaning of Adaptation from wikipedia

- In biology, adaptation has three related meanings. Firstly, it is the dynamic evolutionary process of natural selection that fits organisms to their environment...
- A film adaptation is the transfer of a work or story, in whole or in part, to a feature film. Although often considered a type of derivative work, film...
- Adaptation is a 2002 American meta comedy-drama film directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman. It features an ensemble cast including Nicolas...
- Literary adaptation is the adapting of a literary source (e.g. a novel, short story, poem) to another genre or medium, such as a film, stage play, or video...
- production was A Christmas Carol: Or, the Miser's Warning!, a two-act adaptation of A Christmas Carol by C. Z. Barnett, first produced at the Surrey Theatre...
- Climate change adaptation is the process of adjusting to current or expected effects of climate change. It is one of the ways to respond to climate change...
- pathophysiology, cellular adaptation refers to changes made by a cell in response to adverse or varying environmental changes. The adaptation may be physiologic...
- In visual physiology, adaptation is the ability of the retina of the eye to adjust to various levels of light. Natural night vision, or scotopic vision...
- Functional magnetic resonance imaging adaptation (FMRIa) is a method of functional magnetic resonance imaging that reads the brain changes occurring in...
- Domain adaptation is a field ****ociated with machine learning and transfer learning. This scenario arises when we aim at learning from a source data distribution...