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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of adapt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Specifically, resulting from immunization; as, an adapted serum.
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- adj. changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose
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As a rookie he was nicknamed by teammates “Nervous Nervous Friend,” a moniker adapted from a Damon Runyon character named Nicely Nicely Johnson.
He should have been in hospital months ago for a week of intravenous drug therapy and utter calm, but Naohiro would not-or possibly could not-agree to it Naohiro possessed kan, a word adapted from the Chinese that referred to the home of a ruling mandarin.
Tennessee, during the winter of 1865 to 1866, by six former Confederate army officers who gave their society a name adapted from the Greek word
Kwongan is a term adapted from the Aboriginal Noongar language to cover the various Western Australian types of shrubland, comparable with the maquis, chaparral, and fynbos of other countries with Mediterranean-type systems.
How has your label adapted to changes in society, business, etc?
In Part One (adapted from a post I put up in December), I will look at the first round of cuts which occurred late last Fall.
In this work, the dronelike repetition of symmetrical sequences of chords attained a haunting and hypnotic power well attuned to the religio-spiritual themes of the libretto, adapted from the Hindu scripture the Bhagavadgt.
In 2007, Coppola returned to hands-on filmmaking with Youth Without Youth, which he adapted from a novella by Mircea Eliade, a Romanian philosopher.
The just-released for trailer for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, adapted from the graphic novels, is making the rounds.
I like the Jesse Stone movies, adapted from the Robert B. Parker series and starring Tom Selleck.