Definition of Adapts
1. Verb. (third-person singular of adapt) ¹
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Definition of Adapts
1. adapt [v] - See also: adapt
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Literary usage of Adapts
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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1877)
"... and is more economical in time, money, and space than any other file in the market ; adapts itself to any number up to and В В LETTER FILE, No. 7 b. ..."
2. The Anatomy of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1803)
""OF THE MANNER IN WHICH THE EYE adapts ITSELF TO THE DISTANCE OF OBJECTS. ... that there is not one explanation of the manner in which the eye adapts ..."
3. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"OF THE MANNER IN WHICH THE EYE adapts ITSELF TO THE DISTANCE OF OBJECTS. THIS is a question which many have endeavoured to answer, and many have failed: the ..."
4. The Origin of Tyranny by Percy Neville Ure (1922)
"Neither plaiting nor pottery adapts itself to rectangular shapes. Wine vessels are not usually square. ..."
5. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Henry Dallinger (1891)
"which adapts it best for picking oat minute shells or for other i manipulations, the sand or dredgings to be examined heir upon a piece of black paper and ..."
6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1863)
"... in the present case the nut is kept in its place by having a spring inserted into it, which adapts itself to the ratchet-work of a hollow washer. ..."
7. Life of Mrs. Siddons by Thomas Campbell (1834)
"... in Cumberland's " Carmelite"—Comparison of that Tragedy with Home's " Douglas"—John Kemble adapts ..."