- 1) Alternative spelling of adapter.
- 2) device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible
- 1) A device or application used to achieve operative compatibility between devices that otherwise are incompatible.
- 2) One who is capable of adapting well to differing situations.
- 3) One who adapts a thing, e.g. a play.
- 4) Specifically, a device that permits two, three, or more plugs to be used at a single electrical power point.
- 5) Specifically, a device that allows one format of plug to be used with a different format of socket.
- 6) One that adapts, such as a device used to effect operative compatibility between different parts of one or more pieces of apparatus.
- 7) One who adapts.
- 8) (Chem.) A connecting tube; an adopter.
- 9) A glass or rubber tube, with ends differing in size, used to connect two other tubes or two pieces of apparatus.
- 10) A means for enabling object-glasses made by different makers, and having different screws, to be fitted to a body not specially adapted to receive them.
- 11) That which adapts; anything that serves the purpose of adapting or adjusting one thing to another. Specifically
- 12) In chem., a receiver with two necks diametrically opposite, one of which admits the neck of a retort, while the other is joined to a second receiver.
- 13) One who adapts, or makes an adaptation; specifically, one who translates, remodels, or rearranges a composition or work, rendering it fit to be represented on the stage, as a play from a foreign tongue or from a novel.
- 14) An attachment to a microscope for centering the illuminating apparatus or throwing it out of center. E. H. Knight.
- 15) In optics: A metal ring uniting two lengths of a telescope.
- 16) In photography, an attachment to a camera by means of which plates of sizes other than those for which the camera is designed may be used.
- 1) You should definitely consider getting a second adaptor...' he straightened up again, `... but we're working through it.
- 2) The adaptor is cheap and gives you a super retro-macro lens.
- 3) In order to incorporate the four typical settings used around the world — US/Asia, European, UK and Australia — the typical adaptor is much bigger than a single-country adaptor.
- 4) Well, just make an adaptor from the “universal charger” to iPhone.
- 5) A related annoyance comes in the US, where the relatively small size of power outlets means that what looks like a double outlet on the wall often works out to be a single in practice once the adaptor is in place.
- 6) The optional AC adaptor, which is convenient for indoor shooting, can also be used as a third power source.
- 7) Likewise, a Handycam camcorder user can transfer approximately 175 minutes of HD video or a 30GB file (taken in 1920x1080 on HDRCX110) in 17 minutes, via the compatible high-speed adaptor, which is one-quarter of the time it takes to download from a
- 8) The only aspect of the Dell Latitude E4300 that's weak is its integrated Intel GMA 4500MHD graphics adaptor, which is slow and takes up some system RAM.
- 9) The charger itself uses an AC adaptor, that is included.
- 10) Alternative splicing and potentially other editing mechanisms generate ASC isoforms with distinct abilities to function as inflammasome adaptor, which is potentially utilized to regulate inflammasomes during the inflammatory host response.
- 11) First you have to buy the DSvision adaptor, which is a regular DS cartridge with a mini-SD slot.
- 1) This is especially true if the user does not have an available charging adapter.
- 2) But with indiscriminate use, the adapter can spread periodontal disease to uninfected teeth.
- 3) Björk has always been an early adopter, and inspired adapter, of new musical technology.
- 4) A lower-tech solution is an old-fashioned cassette recorder and a telephone-to-recorder adapter.
- 5) Well, at least the adapter doesn't need the cash.
- 6) A wireless internet adapter is available for an additional 55.
- 7) Wi-fi connectivity is now built-in, where a pricey adapter was once required.
- 8) You can use either earphones or a cassette adapter to listen to the downloads on your car's stereo system.
- 9) The adapter converts mobile data signal into a form that allows it to run along fibre-optic cables.
- 10) ‘It is an adaptor that converts the analog signal that is generated by your standard phone into a digital signal.’
- 11) ‘There's also a connector (and an adapter if you need it) for handling different types of monitors.’
- 12) ‘As mentioned earlier, there are two adapters to convert the DVI connections for standard VGA use.’
- 13) ‘You can buy an inexpensive adaptor for your equipment when you arrive in Hong Kong.’
- 14) ‘The adapter transfers that piece of data between the two programs, making sure it ends up in the right place.’
- 15) ‘But Middleton points out that most computers are now shipped with pre-installed Ethernet cards, and many can be connected with a plug-in adapter.’
- 16) ‘Unpacking the box you find a plethora of connectors and adapters for what ever might float your boat.’
- 17) ‘Many service providers will provide you with the equipment that you need such as phone adapters and software.’
- 18) ‘The mobile radio telephone system includes a hand held unit, a cassette adapter, and a coupling unit.’
- 19) ‘This process uses slide-in connectors to offer the compatibility for the different connections without using adapters, which often take up un-needed room in your case.’
- 20) ‘You'll need a plastic PVC cap for one end of the pipe, and on the other end you'll need an adapter to convert the PVC pipe to a standard pipe thread.’
- 21) ‘The power adapter connector is placed rather unusually, along the center of the case, right above the base.’
- 22) ‘Gamers in North America can now battle each other online with the release of adapters to connect the Playstation2 to the internet…’
- 23) ‘Limitations at the moment include it not supporting PC Card network adapters or USB broadband connections.’
- 24) ‘With a boat, however, electricity is routed through a gauntlet of adapters and shore power connections that depend on friction to maintain contact.’
- 25) ‘If you're traveling abroad, make sure you take the correct electrical conversion adapters for your equipment.’
- 26) ‘In the latter case, there's also an option to run an audio input directly to your intercom, rather than using the adapter for your headset.’
- 27) ‘You need to connect a bluetooth adaptor to your phoneline, however.’
- 28) ‘Anything electrical will require an adaptor plug for use overseas.’
- 29) ‘I'd forgotten the plug adaptor for my laptop: a new one arrived at the door within 90 seconds.’
- 30) ‘A North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said the cause of the blaze was an overloaded electrical socket adapter.’
- 31) ‘So picture me, kneeling on my bed, trying to jiggle loose this plug, which is plugged into a six-plug adapter.’
- 32) ‘The overloaded adaptor was removed and John was asked to plug the toaster in safely.’
- 33) ‘If you use an adaptor ensure that you dont overload the circuit by using heavy usage appliances together as you risk causing a fire.’
- 34) ‘One of the most common sights in some student accommodation is the use of a Multi-plug adaptor, which supplies electricity to several appliances’
- 35) ‘There are many traps that Shakespeare film adaptors can fall into - too noisy, too simplified, too much emoting, acting that fails to convey the words with meaning.’
- 36) ‘Nor does it demonstrate that only writers can escape the label of adapter, since there are several noted film adapters sanctified by the name of auteur.’
- 37) ‘BBC Four presents a season of work this Christmas by the prolific BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning writer and adapter Andrew Davies.’
- 38) ‘It did matter to the film adapters of his work; they often invented other murderers, different motivations.’
- 39) ‘As with most programs adapted from true events, the adaptors took some dramatic license.’
- 40) ‘The adapter / writer on this occasion was Giles Cooper, with Robert Banks Stewart producing.’
- 41) ‘In an effort to make a film more accessible to your average cinemagoer, adaptors make the mistake of changing the story too much and losing the point.’
- 42) ‘The plays are excellently staged by the adaptor and designed with frugal artistry, making an altogether satisfactory evening.’
- 43) ‘When adapters approach source texts, he seems to suggest, they should assume that whatever is, is right.’
- 44) ‘His present-day position of film adapter of Italian films into English stems from this early period.’
- 45) ‘As an adaptor, I was constantly thinking about this problem.’
- 46) ‘He does what Graham Greene adapters rarely do… he captures Greene's sense of fate and coincidence.’
- 47) ‘While the latter presented the plays with minimal trimming, An Age of Kings' adapter Eric Crozier cut the text into schedule-friendly 60 and 75 minute episodes.’
- 48) ‘The book's adaptors were Spanish playwright Pablo Ley and English dramatist Allan Baker and the director was Josep Galindo of Spain.’
- 49) ‘Homer haunts the imaginations of countless poets, translators and adapters in English.’
- 50) ‘Actor and dramatic writer and adaptor Rodney Ackland, is responsible for at least 30 plays and adaptations.’
- 51) ‘Their relationship is perfectly told and both actors rise to the occasion served up to them by the original author and the adaptor.’
- 52) ‘Of course, the actor / adapters were working from a trio of somebody else's novels, rather than directly from their own imagination.’
- 53) ‘Clearly, credit is also due to Michael Fry, the adaptor and director, whose stagecraft and expertise in filling the stage with imaginary crowds and processions is almost beyond praise.’