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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 adopter
 接受管

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 adopter
      n : a person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her
          own child [syn: adoptive parent]