|adaptor or adapter (əˈdæptə)|
|1.||a person or thing that adapts|
|2.||any device for connecting two parts, esp ones that are of different sizes or have different mating fitments|
|3.||a. a plug used to connect an electrical device to a mains supply when they have different types of terminals|
|b. a device used to connect several electrical appliances to a single mains socket|
|adapter or adapter|
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.