how to pronounce adapter

ədæptɚ

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“… yeah you need a male adapter there …”

meanings of adapter

noun:

  1. Specifically, a device that permits two, three, or more plugs to be used at a single electrical power point.
  2. One who is capable of adapting to differing situations.
  3. A device or application used to achieve operative compatibility between devices that otherwise are incompatible.
  4. One who adapts a thing, e.g. a play.
  5. Specifically, a device that allows one format of plug to be used with a different format of socket.
  6. Specifically, an AC adapter: a device that reduces voltage and converts AC to DC to allow a battery-powered device to use mains power.

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words that rhyme with adapter

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