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

 ad·ap·ta·tion /ˌæˌdæpˈteʃən, dəp-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ad·ap·ta·tion /ˌædˌæpˈteʃən, əp-/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·ap·ta·tion n.
 1. The act or process of adapting, or fitting; or the state of being adapted or fitted; fitness. Adaptation of the means to the end.”
 2. The result of adapting; an adapted form.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new
           form; "the play is an adaptation of a short novel" [syn:
      2: the process of adapting to something (such as environmental
         conditions) [syn: adjustment]
      3: (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as
         the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)