(of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed while the propeller is stationary, chiefly to suit various conditions of navigation or flight.
- Adjustable-rate mortgage
a mortgage that provides for periodic changes in the interest rate, based on changing market condtions. Abbreviation: ARM.
- Adjustable spanner
arranged or fitted properly: Properly adjusted shelving will accommodate books of various heights. adapted to surroundings or circumstances (often used in combination): a well-adjusted child. to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate: to adjust expenses to income. to put in good working order; regulate; bring to a proper state or […]
- Adjusted gross income
(in U.S. income-tax returns) the total of an individual’s wages, salaries, interest, dividends, etc., minus allowable deductions. Abbreviation: AGI.