Example sentences for: adapting

How can you use “adapting” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Most agree that he's a Clinton-style "weather vane," adapting his positions to the demands of contrary constituencies ranging from the army to foreign investors to Western diplomats.

  • German director Volker Schlöndorff ( The Tin Drum ) tries his hand at film noir, but most critics say he should stick to "adapting serious literary works" (Jack Mathews, Newsday ). They complain that his film--about an ex-con (Woody Harrelson) who falls for the wife (Elisabeth Shue) of a dying millionaire--overdoes the shadowy lighting and complicated plot twists of the genre.

  • Skeletal muscle demonstrates a remarkable plasticity, adapting to a variety of external stimuli (Booth and Thomason 1991; Chibalin et al.

  • It has been shown by others that compared to muscles in the cat hindlimb where spindle classification can be based almost entirely on conduction velocity, non-limb muscles contain primary and secondary muscle spindle afferents that are generally slower conducting and exhibit overlapping bimodal or unimodal conduction velocity spectra [ 12 13 ] . These studies have shown that only the very fastest afferents innervate primary endings (>75 m/s) and the negatively adapting discharge frequency during static hold and the abrupt decrease in firing at the end of static stretch are the best criteria for characterization of primary spindle afferents.

  • Originally, this word was an agricultural term for adapting seed and fertilizer to local soil conditions.


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