1. Noun.  One who is capable of adapting well to differing situations.
  2. Noun.  One who adapts a thing, e.g. a play.
  3. Noun.  A device or application used to achieve operative compatibility between devices that otherwise are incompatible.
  4. Noun.  Specifically, a device that permits two, three, or more plugs to be used at a single electrical power point.
  5. Noun.  Specifically, a device that allows one format of plug to be used with a different format of socket.

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