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v. ad·justed, ad·justing, ad·justs
1. In chiropractic medicine, to manipulate (the spine and other body structures) to treat disorders and restore normal function of the nervous system.
2. To decide how much is to be paid on (an insurance claim).

ad·just′a·ble adj.
ad·just′a·bly adv.
ad·just′er, ad·jus′tor n.


(ă-jŭst′) [Fr. ajuster, to gauge]
1. To adapt to a different environment; to cope with new conditions or stressors.
2. To change or modify something, esp. to improve its function or condition.
3. To manipulate a part of the body, e.g., with physical force.


To reshape a dental prosthesis, restoration, or oral appliance to improve effectiveness, function, or appearance.

adjust (əjust´),

v to make correspondent, comfortable, or to fit.
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Mike Fratantoni, senior director of research at the Mortgage Bankers Association, said that the most popular hybrid is the 5-1 adjustable, which means the rate is fixed for five years and then adjusts after that.
Many of the adjustable rate mortgage securities in which the fund invests reset annually based on short-term interest rates.
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21 percent the last week in June, adjustable rate mortgages accounted for about 14 percent of all originations.
In terms of loan preferences, The Manhattan Mortgage Company survey reported that 34 percent of co-op/condominium borrowers chose five-year adjustable rate mortgages in November, while 30-year fixed-rate mortgages accounted for 26 percent of the marketplace.
Luxury home owners list locking in rates as low as 1 percent in the early stages of their Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM).