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 device or system to those of an otherwise incompatible device or system. Some modify...
- In software engineering, the adapter pattern is a software design pattern (also known as wrapper, an alternative naming shared with the decorator pattern)...
- pack, plug-in adapter, adapter block, domestic mains adapter, line power adapter, wall wart, power brick, and power adapter. Adapters for battery-powered...
- In computer hardware, a host controller, host adapter, or host bus adapter (HBA) connects a computer, which acts as the host system, to other network and...
- An adapter or adaptor, or a linker in genetic engineering is a short, chemically synthesized, single-stranded or double-stranded oligonucleotide that...
- that consists of two separate adapters for the dock connector, one to USB Type A, the other an SD card reader. Adapter can be used to transfer photos...
- lens adapter is a device that enables the use of camera and lens combinations from otherwise incompatible systems. The most simple lens adapter designs...
- A USB adapter is a type of protocol converter that is used for converting USB data signals to and from other communications standards. Commonly, USB adapters...
- applied to other forms of devices with a similar form factor, such as adapters that convert ports to handle different types of connectors (such as DVI...
- 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...
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