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

 ad·just·ment /əˈʤʌs(t)mənt/

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

 ad·just·ment /əˈʤəs(t)mənt/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·just·ment n.
 1. The act of adjusting, or condition of being adjusted; act of bringing into proper relations; regulation.
    Success depends on the nicest and minutest adjustment of the parts concerned.   --Paley.
 2. Law Settlement of claims; an equitable arrangement of conflicting claims, as in set-off, contribution, exoneration, subrogation, and marshaling.
 3. The operation of bringing all the parts of an instrument, as a microscope or telescope, into their proper relative position for use; the condition of being thus adjusted; as, to get a good adjustment; to be in or out of adjustment.
 Syn: -- Suiting; fitting; arrangement; regulation; settlement; adaptation; disposition.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
           [syn: accommodation, fitting]
      2: the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a
         garment) [syn: alteration, modification]
      3: the act of adjusting something to match a standard [syn: registration,
      4: the process of adapting to something (such as environmental
         conditions) [syn: adaptation]
      5: an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying
         circumstances; "an allowance for profit" [syn: allowance]