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Definitions of adaptation:
  • noun:   (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
  • noun:   a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form
    Example: "The play is an adaptation of a short novel"
  • noun:   the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)

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