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adapternoun [C]

(also adaptor) uk   /əˈdæp.tər/  us   /-tɚ/

adapter noun [C] (DEVICE)

a ​type of plug that makes it ​possible to ​connect two or more ​pieces of ​equipment to the same ​electricalsupply a ​device that is used to ​connect two ​pieces of ​equipment

adapter noun [C] (WRITER)

a ​person who makes ​slightchanges to a ​book, ​play, or other ​piece of ​text so that it can be ​performed
(Definition of adapter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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