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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.

adjust (əjust´),

v to make correspondent, comfortable, or to fit.
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A lot of production can be wasted while the operator tries to adjust for these changes.
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The problem is that different light sources themselves produce different colors, and human vision attempts to adjust for the difference.
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Pool 4 consists of conventional, fully amortizing residential mortgage loans, substantially all of which have a fixed interest rate for the first seven years from the date of origination, after which the rate adjusts semiannually or annually.
Pool 5 consists of conventional, fully amortizing residential mortgage loans, substantially all of which have a fixed interest rate for the first five years from the date of origination, after which the rate adjusts semiannually or annually.
With fully automated strip handling, this precision QC instrument automatically measures and adjusts the static attitude of disk drive suspension arms on production strips at 60 seconds per strip, with throughput up to 400 parts per hour.
If the measurement results do not fall within a user-selected tolerance zone, the system automatically adjusts the part to minimize roll error.
Digital signal manipulation enables us to adjust sound in seven bands and more than 100 software-controlled parameters.
The instrument's ability to adjust automatically to changing sounds and surroundings was a decided benefit to many of the user cases presented at the forum.