Lexique scientifique transdisciplinaire


Résultats anglais
adapt (verbe)
Sens 1 : to make suitable or fit [source : MWU]
Équivalent(s) : adapter:1
Contextes :
  • We adapt these algorithms to work and yield accurate estimates even with imprecise and/or incomplete information.
  • 182 To some, it may be a question of the need to adapt and develop the traditional understanding of international law, 183 while others see the problem as much more of a structural contradiction between the parent discipline of international law and its awkward human rights stepchild.
  • These calculations suggested that persistence is a strategy used by bacterial populations to adapt to fluctuating environments.
Sens 2 : to adjust (oneself) to particular conditions or ways : bring (oneself) into harmony with a particular environment [source : MWU]
Équivalent(s) : adapter:1
Contextes :
  • Social and political problems were rarely discussed, and attempts to understand how humans adapted to mountain environments focused on models and diagrams using a systems approach rather than on detailed studies of human interactions with their environment (Hewitt 1988).
  • Greenfield and Subrahmanyam (2003) described how chat room participants adapted their behavior to meet the demands of the technology.
  • Yet another speculated on the causes of the relative infrequency of left-handedness: I have not adapted to the right hand use of the numeric keypad ... .I am left handed.
adaptation (nom)
Sens 1 : the action or process of adapting or being adapted. [source : D'après OAL]