形容词: adjustable 副词: adjustably 名词: adjuster 过去式: adjusted 过去分词: adjusted 现在分词: adjusting 第三人称单数: adjusts
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Rainforests have a great effect on the world environment because they can take in heat from the sun and adjust the climate.
Children have better grades at school and are better adjusted as teens and adults, and the entire family enjoys healthier nutrition.
Anderson said his daughter slipped off the bank when he was adjusting his camera.
ad·just / E5dVQst /
1. [VN] ~ sth (to sth) to change sth slightly to make it more suitable for a new set of conditions or to make it work better
Watch out for sharp bends and adjust your speed accordingly.
This button is for adjusting the volume.
Adjust your language to the age of your audience.
2. ~ (to sth / to doing sth) | ~ (yourself to sth) to get used to a new situation by changing the way you behave and / or think
SYN adapt :
▪ [V] It took her a while to adjust to living alone.
After a while his eyes adjusted to the dark.
▪ [VN] You’ll quickly adjust yourself to student life.
3. [VN] to move sth slightly so that it looks neater or feels more comfortable
He smoothed his hair and adjusted his tie.
⇨ see also well adjusted
1 [intransitive, transitive] to gradually become familiar with a new situation 适应；（使）习惯 SYN adapt
They’ll soon settle in – kids are very good at adjusting.
It took a few seconds for her eyes to adjust to the darkness.
adjust to doing something
My parents had trouble adjusting to living in an apartment.
adjust yourself to something
It took time to adjust myself to motherhood.
2 [transitive] to change or move something slightly to improve it or make it more suitable for a particular purpose 调整，调节
Check and adjust the brakes regularly.
Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning.
If your employment status changes, your tax code will be adjusted accordingly.
3 [transitive] if you adjust something you are wearing, you move it slightly so that it is neater, more comfortable etc 整理〔穿戴物〕
He paused to adjust his spectacles.
Origin adjust (1600-1700) French ajuster, from juste “exact, just”
1.VERB 动词See also:well-adjusted;改变（行为或观点）以适应;调节;习惯 When you adjust to a new situation, you get used to it by changing your behaviour or your ideas.
【语法信息】：V n to n
【语法信息】：V to n
【语法信息】：Also V adv
We have been preparing our fighters to adjust themselves to civil society…
I felt I had adjusted to the idea of being a mother very well…
It has been hard to adjust but now I’m getting satisfaction from my work.
2.VERB 动词调整；调节 If you adjust something, you change it so that it is more effective or appropriate.
To attract investors, Panama has adjusted its tax and labour laws.
3.VERB 动词整理（衣服）；校正，校准（机器） If you adjust something such as your clothing or a machine, you correct or alter its position or setting.
She adjusted her head scarf fussily…
Liz adjusted her mirror and then edged the car out of its parking bay.
4.V-ERG 及物/不及物动词（使）适应（光线变化） If you adjust your vision or if your vision adjusts, the muscles of your eye or the pupils alter to cope with changes in light or distance.
He stopped to try to adjust his vision to the faint starlight…
We stood in the doorway until our eyes adjusted…
It was a few moments before his eyes became adjusted to the bright glare of the sun.
adjusts; adjusted; adjusting
[+ object] a : to change (something) in a minor way so that it works bette校准；调节；校正
The car is easier to drive since the clutch was adjusted.
I adjusted the volume on the radio.
b : to change the position of (something)调整（位置）
He adjusted his glasses/tie.
She adjusted the car seat so she could reach the pedals.
: to change in order to work or do better in a new situation（使）适应
[no object] Going to a new school can be difficult, but the kids will eventually adjust.
— often + to
The kids will eventually adjust to the new school.
Our eyes gradually adjusted to the darkness of the cave.
It’s hard to adjust to the idea that she’s gone.
[+ object] It’s hard to adjust myself to the idea that she’s gone.
— see also well-adjusted
: to make an amount or number more exact by considering other information（综合其他信息）调整（数字或数量） — usually + for
[+ object] He actually makes less money now than he did 10 years ago, when you adjust his salary for inflation. [=when you calculate what his salary would be without inflation] 如果将通胀因素考虑在内的话他现在挣的钱实际上比10年前少。
[no object] He makes less money now, when you adjust for inflation, than he did 10 years ago.
— adjustable /əˈʤʌstəbəl/ adjective
an adjustable strap/wrench/waistband
— adjuster noun, plural adjusters [count] — see also insurance adjuster, loss adjuster