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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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For example, physical characteristics may be adjusted for age, condition, quality, j size, and amenities.
The comparable property is a known transaction that is adjusted to make it equal to the unknown (i.e., the value indication of the subject property).
By autoexposing, the system adjusts for the color and finish of the material under measurement, as well as for variable lighting conditions on the factory floor.
The CCD camera exposure time is adjusted to optimize the view of the laser line which will give the measurement profile.
If recognition is assumed to be slow, expectations about long-run inflation are specified to adjust slowly.
In FRB/US, the opportunity cost of holding equity is proportional to the corporate bond rate adjusted for expected inflation.
The GDC adjusts haul-off speed or extruder rpm so that the material on the roll is at the desired weight regardless of changes in production rate.
Film makers typically calculate the percentage of shrink or stretch and then adjust the line at the next run.
The IRS determines that the marketing know-how and assistance given to F should have resulted in $200,000 of income to P, and adjusts P's taxable income accordingly.
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.