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 for Adjusting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adjust \Ad*just"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adjusted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Adjusting.] [OF. ajuster, ajoster (whence F. ajouter to
     add), LL. adjuxtare to fit; fr. L. ad + juxta near; confused
     later with L. ad and justus just, right, whence F. ajuster to
     adjust. See Just, v. t. and cf. Adjute.]
     1. To make exact; to fit; to make correspondent or
        conformable; to bring into proper relations; as, to adjust
        a garment to the body, or things to a standard.
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     2. To put in order; to regulate, or reduce to system.
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              Adjusting the orthography.            --Johnson.
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     3. To settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that
        parties are agreed in the result; as, to adjust accounts;
        the differences are adjusted.
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     4. To bring to a true relative position, as the parts of an
        instrument; to regulate for use; as, to adjust a telescope
        or microscope.
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     Syn: To adapt; suit; arrange; regulate; accommodate; set
          right; rectify; settle.
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