a curve on a graph plotting the number of people using a new product against the time from its initial release
the act of : the adoption of a new amendment. the state of being . Contemporary Examples When they could not conceive, they went to the adoption board. The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard June 10, 2010 She could have an abortion, put the baby up for adoption, or become a single mother. Michelle […]
- Adoption panel
noun (social welfare) (in Britain) a committee appointed by an adoption agency, such as a local authority, to make recommendations concerning the suitability of prospective adoption cases
of or involving . acquired or related by : an adoptive father or son. tending to . Contemporary Examples Actually, as Parkin noted while testifying at a foreclosure proceeding five years ago, Prusik was in fact his adoptive mother. Brooklyn’s Real-Life Norman Bates Accused of Cross-Dressing Fraud Michael Daly April 28, 2012 Legally, Woody remains […]
- Adoptive immunity
passive immunity resulting from the administration of sensitized lymphocytes from an immune donor.