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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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Finally, the coin-like adjusting disk was placed in the mill vise to cut variable thicknesses at triangular positions.
Adjusting the data for a range of other factors, such as neighborhood characteristics, family size, whether the mother works, whether English is spoken at home, and participation in preschool, does not appreciably change the results.
While this may seem like a complicated task, an experienced insurer, TPA or independent adjusting firm can look at the area expected to be affected, the strength of the storm of significance of the anticipated disaster, the population of the area, and potential number of affected insureds, and easily determine the ideal number of adjusters needed.
Using the equilibrator adjusting screw, adjust the slide to align the pointer exactly with the 0 on the scale.
Elastic compounds such as, for example, high-percentage NR qualities for conveyor belt covers are not as easy to adjust by adjusting the plates.
In the FRB/US model, a firm meets the demand for its goods and services given the price it has set by adjusting production and by building up or drawing down inventory stocks.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any Series D Adjusting Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock nor shall there be any sale of Series D Adjusting Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
The apparent difference in length of stay between cardiac specialty hospitals and non-specialty hospitals for PCI and CABG is greatly diminished after adjusting for severity.
Cunningham Lindsey International (CLI) has announced their acquisition of Axis USA, a well-established high-end specialty adjusting company located at New York and Los Angeles.
In particular, both GAAP and statutory earnings, after adjusting for a multitude of one-time items and restructuring costs during 2004, improved over 2003.
Plus a great collection of "Power Tips" to take adjusting colors to the next level.
0 billion adjusting for a 70% equity credit applied to the ACES.