- adjustable-rate mortgage,
- adjusted gross income,
- adjustment disorder,
- adjutant bird
Origin of adjustment
Examples from the Web for adjustment
Think of the embarrassing subway platform or mid-office “adjustment” debacles you could avoid!Would You Pay $100 For a 50 Cent Bulge? Men’s Undies Get Expensive|James Joiner|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What the hell would go to all the trouble—if he could make the “adjustment” in a “normal” way.Elia Kazan to Tennessee Williams: You Gotta Suffer to Sing the Blues|Elia Kazan|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it is ordinary people who are going to be hit hard by this and it is going to be a long and painful process of adjustment.
But that $450 billion adjustment is more than the GDP of most of the countries in the world.Republicans Must Engage the Tough Politics of Illegal Immigration|Stuart Stevens|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a result, most of the adjustment burden will be mostly borne by the city's workers, past and present.
His advice was invariably good, and his decisions on questions referred to him for adjustment were always acquiesced in.A Prince of Anahuac|James A. Porter
It may be that, having made up my mind before leaving England, I accomplished a final wrench and adjustment.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Madame Valière patted the wig, as much in approbation as in adjustment.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
This is the price which a man pays for the adjustment of his brain and hand to the needs of the time.She Buildeth Her House|Will Comfort
When such ideals are held in mind, an adjustment of conduct follows at once.Child and Country|Will Levington Comfort