"adjustment" Definition

  1. n. The act of adjusting, or condition of being adjusted; act of bringing into proper relations; regulation.
  2. n. Settlement of claims; an equitable arrangement of conflicting claims, as in set-off, contribution, exoneration, subrogation, and marshaling.
  3. n. The operation of bringing all the parts of an instrument, as a microscope or telescope, into their proper relative position for use; the condition of being thus adjusted; as, to get a good adjustment; to be in or out of adjustment.

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Position in dictionary: 1679 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "adjustment": 1
Words that end with "adjustment": 6
Words that contain "adjustment": 6
Next words in dictionary: adjutage, adjutancy, adjutant, adjutator, adjute, adjutor, adjutory, adjutrix, adjuvant, adlegation
Previous words in dictionary: adjustive, adjusting, adjuster, adjusted, adjustage, adjustable, adjust, adjuring, adjurer, adjured

English Dictionary Definition of adjustment

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