from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Adaptation.
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- n. The act of fitting; adaptation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Adaptation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Adaptation; the act of fitting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
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If you really look at the models, adaption is the only thing that can be done fast enough.
As for the movie, seeing that Twilight adaption is "extremely loyal" to the book, without a doubt, if you decide to read the series, most likely, the movie will interest you.
This sort of adaption is a far cry from the notion of a worm turning into a cow or a frog into an elephant.
Environmental adaption is a result of natural processes such as?????????????????, and other similarly naturalistic mechanisms.
The fact that it's a video game adaption is a worry.
So longer term adaption to high oil prices and reduced pressure on prices due to substitution without hitting living standards too hard is certainly possible.
To answer the questions: I can't think of anything I wouldn't want to see on screen; my favorite recent adaption is "The Devil Wears Prada"; I'm really looking forward to Peter Jackson's adaptation of "The Lovely Bones"; and I don't know what Transformers are; -)
So I would assume the manner of teaching, for better or for worse, would change in adaption.
"Voodoo Witch" - is more typical Eerie fare, but "The Spider" by "Darling" Dick Ayers - yet another precode "adaption" - is quite a treat.
The Associated Press obtained a copy of the book, "The Obamas," Friday evening and The Times posted a 3,300-word adaption on its website that appeared to capture its most revealing accounts.