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adapter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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adaptera‧dapt‧er, adaptor /əˈdæptə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  DTan object that you use to connect two different pieces of electrical equipment, or to connect two pieces of equipment to the same power supply
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adapterFitting a 3.5 inch drive to a 5.25 inch bay requires an adapter that is suitable for the particular drive.Circuit of the capacitance adapter Fig. 2.You have to be an early adapter.Wisely, my folks did kick in another $ 25 for an electrical adapter.Video: Find a graphics adapter with at least 2 megabytes of video memory.It runs well on all graphics adapter types and has no special hardware requirements.The voltage is usually 220v and we recommend you take a universal plug adapter for electrical appliances.For that, you need to buy a printer and a print adapter.
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