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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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Claims Management is a holding company for complimentary loss adjusting and claim service businesses controlled by SE Capital, LLC, a private equity firm based in Chicago, Illinois.
With this end of the adjusting tool completed, I milled a narrow slot in the opposite end of the shaft for the coin-like adjusting disk.
Adjusting the test-score data for this factor reduces the gap even more.
In the case of an independent adjusting firm the selection of vendors often is made by the insured or insurance company.
In base percentage adjusting, the sale is brought current with the subject by applying the change from the original base of 100%, or 1.00.
The researchers used logistic regression analysis to determine the risk of postneonatal mortality, after adjusting for the effects of a variety of potentially confounding factors.
It can be used to adjust the vehicle's dive, squat, and roll rates by adjusting the shock absorbers' damping rates individually, or in pairs.
Since it is always easier to adjust to zone, make a habit of expecting man and adjusting to zone coverage.
The lateral tendency of the strips, which results from the roll-crossing of roll 1, is compensated for by adjusting the knives.
* Respond openly to the efforts of others; they are also adjusting to change.