adaptive hypertrophy n.
Hypertrophic enlargement in response to a condition, such as the thickening of the walls of a hollow organ when there is obstruction to outflow.
- Adaptive learning
adaptive learning algorithm (Or “Hebbian learning”) Learning where a system programs itself by adjusting weights or strengths until it produces the desired output. (1995-03-16)
- Adaptive optics
the branch of optics that compensates for image distortions, especially by means of flexible mirrors or membranes. noun (functioning as sing) a technique used to increase the resolution of a ground-based astronomical telescope by counteracting the effects of the atmosphere on the image. A deforming mirror in the light path of the telescope maintains a […]
- Adaptive radiation
the diversification of an ancestral group of organisms into a variety of related forms specialized to fit different environments or ways of life, each often further diversifying into more specialized types. noun evolution of a number of divergent species from a common ancestor, each species becoming adapted to occupy a different environment. This type of […]
- Adaptive routing
adaptive routing dynamic routing
- Adaptive server enterprise
adaptive server enterprise relational database management system that started life in the mid-eighties [first release?] as “Sybase SQL Server”. For a number of years Microsoft was a Sybase distributor, reselling the Sybase product for OS/2 and (later) Windows NT under the name “Microsoft SQL Server”. Around 1994, Microsoft basically bought a copy of the source […]