Definition of adapter. Meaning of adapter. Synonyms of adapter

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Definition of adapter

adapter
Adopter A*dopt"er, n. 1. One who adopts. 2. (Chem.) A receiver, with two necks, opposite to each other, one of which admits the neck of a retort, and the other is joined to another receiver. It is used in distillations, to give more space to elastic vapors, to increase the length of the neck of a retort, or to unite two vessels whose openings have different diameters. [Written also adapter.]
Adapter
Adapter A*dapt"er, n. 1. One who adapts. 2. (Chem.) A connecting tube; an adopter.

Meaning of adapter from wikipedia

- An adapter or adaptor is a device that converts attributes of one electrical device or system to those of an otherwise incompatible device or system....
- An AC adapter, AC/DC adapter, or AC/DC converter is a type of external power supply, often enclosed in a case similar to an AC plug. Other common names...
- In software engineering, the adapter pattern is a software design pattern (also known as wrapper, an alternative naming shared with the decorator pattern)...
- called a video card, display card, graphics adapter, GPU, VGA card/VGA, video adapter, or display adapter) is an expansion card which generates a feed...
- Look up adapter or adaptér in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Adapter or adaptor may refer to: Adapter a device used to match the physical or electrical...
- sounds); the Stereo Headset Adapter routes both chat and in-game audio to the headset instead. The Stereo Headset Adapter includes five buttons which...
- An adapter in regard to computing can be either a hardware component (device) or software that allows two or more incompatible devices to be linked together...
- controller (NIC, also known as a network interface card, network adapter, LAN adapter or physical network interface, and by similar terms) is a computer...
- Wikimedia Commons has media related to Analog telephony adapter. An analog telephone adapter (ATA) is a device for connecting traditional analog telephones...
- common printed circuit board with its load. An external power supply, AC adapter or power brick, is a power supply located in the load's AC power cord that...