• WordNet 3.6
    • n readjustment the act of adjusting again (to changed circumstances)
    • n readjustment the act of adjusting something to match a standard
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Readjustment A second adjustment; a new or different adjustment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n readjustment The act of readjusting, or the state of being readjusted.
    • n readjustment Specifically, in United States politics, the political schemes of the Readjusters.
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In literature:

She began to reconsider and readjust, and in future, although she still avoided the Y.M.C.A.
"The Little Red Chimney" by Mary Finley Leonard
It was the girl who had to readjust her ideas of life that day.
"Love Stories" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
It was admitted that having explained that there would be undertaken a readjustment.
"Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein" by Gertrude Stein
Business men, halting to chat with Lane a few moments, helped along his readjustment to the truth of the strange present.
"The Day of the Beast" by Zane Grey
How in practice, one may finally ask, is this readjustment of the home likely to be carried out?
"Little Essays of Love and Virtue" by Havelock Ellis
She was counting on him to readjust the scales.
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
She was smoothing her hair and readjusting the set of the scarlet wrapper.
"Bunker Bean" by Harry Leon Wilson
Due regard should be also accorded in any proposed readjustment to the interests of American labor so far as they are involved.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
There must be perpetual readjustment, and reconsideration.
"Humanly Speaking" by Samuel McChord Crothers
The unworthy thought was put aside and the hearer's attention readjusted.
"The Flower of the Chapdelaines" by George W. Cable
Their eyes met in new and difficult readjustment and Kenny, his heart turbulent, turned back to the punt.
"Kenny" by Leona Dalrymple
Without being conscious of the act, he readjusted his wristbands and the ruffles at his throat.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
Force of circumstance would make him readjust his attitude, and he would probably be ready to offer compromise.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
Michael had unconsciously readjusted several times already in pain his love for Fay.
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
The shadow of Schleiermacher's readjustment of Christianity was upon me.
"Continental Monthly , Vol V. Issue III. March, 1864" by Various
There would, moreover, be a difficulty about readjusting the payment.
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
The period of readjustment after the war.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
FitzOsbert's success meant a readjustment of taxation quite unpalatable to the City Fathers.
"The Rise of the Democracy" by Joseph Clayton
The thought compelled a complete readjustment of my point of view.
"The Holladay Case" by Burton E. Stevenson
No large number have yet succeeded in readjusting themselves completely to the new pace of the city.
"The Joyful Heart" by Robert Haven Schauffler

In news:

A young widow readjusts to romance (1:48).
"I don't want to go backward as far as what we're doing, or having to readjust everything," Warner said.
Some hospitals say they have added kitchen workers to deal with the changes, while others readjusted staff schedules.
Kelly Bensimon's Oceanic Nip Slip Kelly realized that photographers caught her "slipping out" of her bathing suit during a dip in the warm ocean waters and quickly readjusted herself.
Kelly realized that photographers caught her "slipping out" of her bathing suit during a dip in the warm ocean waters and quickly readjusted herself.
Hurricane Sandy forces Obama & Romney to readjust campaign schedules.
Everyone needs to take a deep breath this week and readjust some goals and expectations.
Readjust Your Expectations, Patience.
Why We Need to Readjust the Tort System.
Move by Delta forces Pinnacle Airlines to break off union talks, readjust .
At the break, Jazz need to rethink, readjust .
Schools readjust calendars due to snow days.
Readjustment issues may spur PTSD treatment.
The stress of readjusting to civilian life is a major reason some soldiers seek treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study finds.
GI Bill gave a generation of African Americans an opportunity to pursue the American dream – Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 – Special Report: The Integrated Military – 50 Years – Cover Story.

In science:

For this reason, G components are in practice slightly readjusted to better reproduce a set of spectroscopic properties in a number of nuclei relevant for the selected single-particle space.
Introduction - Strong interaction in the nuclear medium: new trends
Recall that cardinalitypreserving randomized rounding works by repeatedly considering pairs of non-integral variables and readjusting their values, maintaining the sum, such that one of them becomes integral (see e.g. ).
Randomized Rounding for Routing and Covering Problems: Experiments and Improvements
To account for this mismatch in time, we have to readjust the time coordinate in the effective FLRW model.
Testing the Void against Cosmological data: fitting CMB, BAO, SN and H0
Notice that the assumption essinf(ω ) = 0 is just a normalization, as we could readjust the value of the parameter λ.
Strong disorder in semidirected random polymers
It might thus be easier to discover θ and recalibrate than to tear the whole thing apart and readjust. A statistical analysis is in order.
Bayesian Conditioning, the Reflection Principle, and Quantum Decoherence
We do not exclude the possibility, however, that an accurate quantitative description of energies and radii may require readjusting certain parameters in this functional.
Exact-exchange density functional theory for neutron drops
Core boundary consideration via post-thermal readjustment Another method to define the core remaining after a CE event wa s proposed in Ivanova (2011).
Common envelope: the progress and the pitfalls
Finding the core mass via mcp provides an upper bound on the maximum postthermal readjustment core mass as it is not possible to completely rule out that the dynamical phase does not remove mass below mcp .
Common envelope: the progress and the pitfalls
On the other hand, all the mass that could have been left above mcp is guaranteed to be pushed out by the thermal timescale mass transfer during star’s readjustment.
Common envelope: the progress and the pitfalls
The thermal readjustment phase will then remove mass down to ∼ mcp .
Common envelope: the progress and the pitfalls
If the number of temperatures nT used in the simulation is larger than 3, the temperatures from T2 to TnT −2 are readjusted, also allowing a decrease of nT .
Equilibrium properties of realistic random heteropolymers and their relevance for globular and naturally unfolded proteins
The former paper also contains a construction of an arbitrage for α = 1/2 in the larger class of strategies with continuous readjustment of the portfolio.
Simple arbitrage
If we were to allow those to change with τ , we would be able to readjust the perturbative series as we went away from a given τ for a fixed t to a different τ ′ , around which the perturbative expansion for t − τ ′ would now proceed.
The Renormalization Group method for simple operator problems in quantum mechanics
Note that lists below level 3 do nothing else then readjusting the \labelwidth.
Omega_m - Different Ways to Determine the Matter Density of the Universe
The soliton thus tries to readjust itself to the new value of the slope (corresponding to the new value of ˜lambda) and during this readjustment some of its kinetic energy is converted into oscillating energy.
Scattering of Topological Solitons on Barriers and Holes in Two \lambda \phi^4 Models