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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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In the absence of significant frictions, forecasts of future requirements for milk are unnecessary because the household can quickly adjust the stock of milk to the equilibrium level required in each subsequent period.
In the FRB/US model, the prices of most goods and services are "sticky," or slow to adjust to equilibrium.
A lot of production can be wasted while the operator tries to adjust for these changes.