An extension of Ada for functional databases.
[“Adaplex: Rationale and Reference Manual 2nd ed”, J.M. Smith et al, Computer Corp America, Cambridge MA, 1983].
capable of being . able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions: an adaptable person. Contemporary Examples Holmes is the most adaptable of characters, having been portrayed by more actors than any other. ‘Elementary’ vs. ‘Sherlock’: Why There’s Room for More Than One Holmes Allen Barra November 28, 2012 She thinks the brand is adaptable […]
capable of being . able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions: an adaptable person. Contemporary Examples Its adaptability and breeding capabilities ensured that it would be selected for mass production on an unimaginable scale. The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity William O’Connor December 26, 2014 What it all comes […]
- Adaptable user interface
adaptable user interface tool, product (AUI, Oracle Toolkit) A toolkit from Oracle allowing applications to be written which will be portable between different windowing systems. AUI provides one call level interface along with a resource manager and editor across a range of “standard” GUIs, including Macintosh, Microsoft Windows and the X Window System. (1995-03-16)
the act of adapting. the state of being adapted; adjustment. something produced by adapting: an adaptation of a play for television. Biology. any alteration in the structure or function of an organism or any of its parts that results from natural selection and by which the organism becomes better fitted to survive and multiply in […]