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adaptation
used in The Mark of Athena

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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"
  • I have nothing to show except bad film adaptations of my life.
    p. 329.7

There are no more uses of "adaptation" in The Mark of Athena.

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