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a·dapt·eralso a·dap·tor (ə-dăp′tər)
1. One that adapts, such as a device used to effect operative compatibility between different parts of one or more pieces of apparatus.
2. See expansion card.
or a•dap•tor(əˈdæp tər)
1. one that adapts.
2. a connector for joining parts or devices having different sizes, designs, etc., enabling them to be fitted or to work together.
3. an accessory to convert a machine, tool, or part to a new or modified use.
4. Computers. expansion card.
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|Noun||1.||adapter - a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance|
musician - artist who composes or conducts music as a profession
orchestrator - an arranger who writes for orchestras
|2.||adapter - 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|
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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