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- The quality of being adaptable; a quality that renders adaptable.
- (biology) Variability in respect to, or under the influence of, external conditions; susceptibility of an organism to that variation whereby it becomes suited to or fitted for its conditions of environment; the capacity of an organism to be modified by circumstances.
quality of being adaptable; a quality that renders adaptable
variability in respect to, or under the influence of, external conditions
- adaptability in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911