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a·dapt·er

also a·dap·tor  (ə-dăp′tər)
n.
1. One that adapts, such as a device used to effect operative compatibility between different parts of one or more pieces of apparatus.

a•dapt•er

or a•dap•tor

(əˈdæp tər)

n.
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.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adapter - a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performanceadapter - 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 compatibleadapter - 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"
Translations
adaptér
adapter
adapteri
prilagodnik
ソケットアダプタ
어댑터
adapter
ตัวแปลงไฟ
bộ biến điện

adapter

adaptor [əˈdæptəʳ] N (gen) → adaptador m (Brit) (Elec) → enchufe m múltiple, ladrón m

adapter

n
(of book etc)Bearbeiter(in) m(f)
(for connecting pipes etc) → Verbindungs- or Zwischenstück nt; (to convert machine etc) → Adapter m
(Elec) → Adapter m; (for several plugs) → Doppel-/Dreifachstecker m, → Mehrfachstecker m; (on appliance) → Zwischenstecker m

adapter

[əˈdæptəʳ] adaptor [əˈdæptəʳ] n
a. (Elec) (for several plugs) → presa multipla; (for 2-pin to 3-pin system) → adattatore m, riduttore m
b. (of novel) → chi cura un adattamento

adapter

مُـكَيِّف adaptér adapter Adapter μετασχηματιστής adaptador adapteri adaptateur prilagodnik adattatore ソケットアダプタ 어댑터 adapter adapter adapter adaptador переходник adapter ตัวแปลงไฟ adaptör bộ biến điện 适配器
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