|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|1.||lodging or board and lodging|
|2.||adjustment, as of differences or to new circumstances; adaptation, settlement, or reconciliation|
|3.||something fulfilling a need, want, etc; convenience or facility|
|4.||physiol the automatic or voluntary adjustment of the shape of the lens of the eye for far or near vision|
|5.||willingness to help or oblige|
|6.||commerce a loan, usually made as an act of favour by a bank before formal credit arrangements are agreed|
accommodation ac·com·mo·da·tion (ə-kŏm'ə-dā'shən)
The act or state of adjustment or adaptation.
The automatic adjustment in the focal length of the lens of the eye to permit retinal focus of images of objects at varying distances.
|accommodation (ə-kŏm'ə-dā'shən) Pronunciation Key
The adjustment in the focal length of the lens of the eye. Accommodation permits images at different distances to be focused on the retina.