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adaptation
used in Atlas Shrugged

3 uses
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Definition
changing to adjust to different circumstances; or something changed for that reason
in various senses, including:
  • film script based on a novel — as in "the screen adaptation of Rowling's novel"
  • changes in the species resulting from environmental conditions — as in"the adaptation of the finch to the Galapagos Islands"
  • changes in the eye to adjust to the amount of light — as in "adaptation to the darkness"
  • This design is an adaptation of the best bridges on record.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (5% in)
  • It's my own adaptation of the morning room of a famous French palace —but things like that can't possibly interest you, darling, there's no stock market quotation on them, none whatever.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (7% in)
  • They're just adaptations of standard equipment.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (65% in)

There are no more uses of "adaptation" in Atlas Shrugged.

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