Definition of Adaptational in English :

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Adaptational meaning in English

Meaning of Adaptational in English

Pronunciation of Adaptational in English

Adaptational pronunciation in English

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1. adaptational

of or relating to adaptation

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see synonyms of adaptational
of or relating to adaptation

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see synonyms of adaptational
a. The act or process of adapting.
b. The state of being adapted.
a. Something, such as a device or mechanism, that is changed or changes so as to become suitable to a new or special application or situation.
b. A composition that has been recast into a new form: The play is an adaptation of a short novel.
3. Biology
a. Change or adjustment in structure or habits by which a species becomes better able to function in its environment, occurring through the course of evolution by means of natural selection.
b. A structure or habit that results from this process.
4. Physiology The responsive adjustment of a sense organ, such as the eye, to varying conditions, such as light intensity.
5. Change in behavior of a person or group in response to new or modified surroundings.

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