Definition of Adaptations

1. Noun. (plural of adaptation) ¹



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Definition of Adaptations

1. adaptation [n] - See also: adaptation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adaptations

adapoids
adapt
adaptabilities
adaptability
adaptable
adaptableness
adaptably
adaptation
adaptation diseases
adaptation syndrome of Selye
adaptational
adaptationally
adaptationism
adaptationist
adaptationists
adaptations (current term)
adaptative
adaptatively
adaptativeness
adapted
adaptedness
adaptednesses
adaptee
adaptees
adapter
adapter pattern
adapter patterns
adapters
adaptin
adapting

Literary usage of Adaptations

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1. Readings in Evolution, Genetics, and Eugenics by Horatio Hackett Newman (1921)
"CHAPTER XIV THE BACKGROUND OF DARWINISM adaptations HH NEWMAN "The adaptation of ... Thus some at least of the apparent mystery of adaptations is dispelled. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1909)
"Lamarckism is a theory which attempts to explain racial adaptations as the result of the inheritance of individual, acquired adaptations. ..."

3. Animal Life: A First Book of Zoölogy by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1900)
"Origin of adaptations.—The strife for place in the crowd of animals makes it necessary for each one to adjust itself to the place it holds. ..."

4. Evolution and Adaptation by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1908)
"CHAPTER X THE ORIGIN OF THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF adaptations IN the present chapter we may first consider, from the point of view of discontinuous variations ..."

5. The System of Animate Nature: The Gifford Lectures Delivered in the by John Arthur Thomson (1920)
"Animate Nature Abounds in adaptations. A survey of the realm of organisms affords another great impression and that is the prevalence of adaptations. ..."

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