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adjust

(ə-jŭst′)
v. ad·justed, ad·justing, ad·justs
v.tr.
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.

adjust

(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.

ad·just

(ă-jŭst)
To reshape a dental prosthesis, restoration, or oral appliance to improve effectiveness, function, or appearance.
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* Backrest height adjustability, enabling the lumbar support to fit the back.
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For rigidity and strength, the heavy-duty cart bases are fabricated steel, while the upper structures are built using the supplier's aluminum pipe and metal joint system for adjustability and reconfiguration as needed.
The Power Press has automated adjustability with a variable speed electric motor that comes standard with a pushbutton control or an optional hands-free foot controller.
Uses range from ultra pure to tap water, and adjustability permits calibration to solution standards.
The ability to precisely move the actuator to any position and vary the speeds within the stroke, allows for flexibility and adjustability to accommodate the multitude of sizes, shapes, and package changes.