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Adapt

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

Any of a family of proteins encoded by oxidant stress‐inducible genes that provide partial protection against such stress. The genes are also inducible by calcium ionophores or by inceased...

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adapt

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 94 words.

adapt, apt, enrapt, rapt, unmapped, untapped • periapt • snow-capped • accept, crept, except, incept, inept, intercept,

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adapt

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 94 words.

adapt, apt, enrapt, rapt, unmapped, untapped • periapt • snow-capped • accept, crept, except, incept, inept, intercept,

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adapt

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.

These two are occasionally confounded. To adapt something is to modify it for one's own purposes; to adopt something is

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Adaptiveness

Frank Biermann.

in Earth System Governance

December 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 10412 words.

This chapter focuses on adaptiveness as a dimension of effective earth system governance, with particular emphasis on the requirements of global adaptation governance. It considers core...

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adaptive surface, adaptive topography

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

Synonyms for adaptive landscape (q.v.).

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adaptive surface

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 9 words.

synonyms for adaptive landscape (q.v.).

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adaptive surface

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 9 words.

synonyms for adaptive landscape (q.v.).

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adaptive pathway

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 49 words.

A series of small adaptive steps, rather than a single large one, which leads from one *adaptive zone across

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adaptive pathway

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 50 words.

A series of small adaptive steps, rather than a single large one, which leads from one *adaptive zone across

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adaptive pathway

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 47 words.

A series of small adaptive steps, rather than a single large one, which leads from one adaptive zone across an

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