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Adjacent Words adaptative
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1: device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible [syn: adapter, adaptor]
noun see adapter n. (also adapter) 1 a device for making equipment compatible. 2 a device for connecting several electrical plugs to one socket. 3 a person who adapts.
also adapter (adaptors) 1. An adaptor is a special device for connecting electrical equipment to a power supply, or for connecting different pieces of electrical or electronic equipment together. N-COUNT 2. The adaptor of a book or play is the person who rewrites it for a film or a television programme. N-COUNT
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