Definition of 'adaptive'
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It is extremely difficult to see how these phenomena can be regarded as examples of "increased adaptive capacity.Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995) The Sun (2014) The Sun (2016)
As battle continues both sides will adapt and the interplay of these two adaptive systems produces the combat dynamics of movement and attrition.NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)
These reflexes are no longer present in older children or adults, but are clearly highly adaptive for the newborn.The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)
Some cars already have adaptive cruise control, slowing down automatically if they get too close to the car in front.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The car handles with assurance and the adaptive 4x4 system means no more of the torque steer that plagued previous models.The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Or you can set the adaptive cruise control to maintain a selected safe distance, get too close and the car automatically brakes for you.The Sun (2006) The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
It also benefits from a host of safety options normally found on executive cars, from adaptive cruise control to city emergency braking and park assist.The Sun (2012)
Because of their superior adaptive capacity, H. erectus was able to adjust to a wider variety of environments.Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)
Most models will be fitted with adaptive cruise control, which will match the car's speed to that of traffic ahead.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The next step is adaptive cruise control, where it's adapting the speed according to the distance from the car in front.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This technology grew out of adaptive cruise control (which uses the same sort of sensors to maintain a safe distance from the car in front).Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Definition of adaptive from the Collins English Dictionary