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  • n  a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
  • n  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

  • Design-wise, there's just one thing that bothered me: because the adapter sits on top of the iPod, it covers up the Hold switch.
  • And always the adapters must worry not just about satisfying those persnickety readers but also about pleasing the audience ignorant of the book.
  • Linksys also makes a $129 wireless adapter for printers, a $79 Wi-Fi compact flash card for PDAs (goodbye cradle!), even a $199 digital media adapter for sending MP3s to your .
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  • Christopher Hampton in USA Today
    The relationship between the adapter and the adaptee, if there is such a word, is very delicate, because you're taking his child and educating it and changing it in your own way,Hampton said. "Fortunately, Ian is very experienced in the...
  • Robert Wright in BBC News
    The first thing you have to do as an adapter is learn everything a composer ever wrote,Wright said in 1989. "Then you have to assemble and assimilate the music. And finally, think the way he did."
  • Manmohan Singh in ITV.com
    At first, many of my film-based clientele requested on having a Pro 35mm adapter on my VariCam so that they could continue to use the film lenses they've always used. But once they worked with my Fujinon Cine-Style lenses, the request for a film... Russo http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russo&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHtOp4YfRaU_rrLldqGKXOL3nQbJA HDTV Buyer (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.hdtvbuyer.com/articles/viewarticle.jsp%3Fid%3D95910&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGk4dwbZPt0gEfzxIs-UuIS9pt6sg Jan 10, 2007 1164 1797 adaption Mr Singh added India had little choice but to devote even more and huge resources to adaption in critical areas of food security, public health and management of scarce water resources".

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