He is styled the inventor of the velvet pile in tapestry, but it were better to call him the adaptor.
The adaptor piece may have a face mould worked upon it to give a pilaster-like appearance if fancy so dictates.
The artist and the adaptor have still hardly begun to work with the endless variety of substances now at their disposal.
The adaptor deserves great credit for altering as little as possible.
We can do some of these things by apparatus designed by the brain of man—and man really is but an imitator and adaptor of Nature.
adapter a·dapt·er or a·dap·tor (ə-dāp'tər)
One that adapts.
A connecting part that joins two pieces of apparatus.
A converter of electric current to a desired form.