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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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Standard and custom parts-handling equipment includes horizontal, incline, adjustable angle and decline conveyors; part/runner separators; automatic box/tote filling systems by weight and count; robot-fed systems; robot guarding; under-press product chutes and part diverters for rejects and/or q.
Adjustable beds have also become an effective way for a retailer to double profits without doubling floor space.
45 ACP, a fixed sight two-inch and an adjustable sight four-inch.
If someone took out a one year adjustable on Friday with an interest rate of 4.
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.
We were seeing people buying homes using a fixed-rate mortgage when they should have bought with an adjustable rate,'' he said.
24 percent and the one-year adjustable much lower at 3.
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.
LPZ with an adjustable frame car be setup in a variety of configurations to fit manufacturing, assembly, or warehouse needs.
In recent years, mortgage lenders have developed a third type of mortgage that combines features of fixed-rate and adjustable mortgages, offering some of the advantages of both.
Luxury home owners list locking in rates as low as 1 percent in the early stages of their Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM).