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 that fits organisms to their environment, enhancing...
- Adaptation. is a 2002 American comedy-drama metafilm directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman. The film stars Nicolas Cage as Kaufman and...
- 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...
- Climate change adaptation (CCA) is a response to global warming (also known as "climate change" or "anthropogenic climate change"). The Intergovernmental...
- At the time, winners and nominees were a mix of original scores and adaptations of pre-existing material. Following the controversial win of Charles...
- Adaptationism, also known as functionalism, is the Darwinian view that many physical and psychological traits of organisms are evolved adaptations. Pan-adaptationism...
- pathophysiology, cellular adaptation refers to changes made by a cell in response to adverse or varying environmental changes. The adaptation may be physiologic...
- 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...
- 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...
- psychological adaptation is a functional, cognitive or behavioral trait that benefits an organism in its environment. Psychological adaptations fall under...
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