Adju'stment. n.s. [adjustement, Fr.]
- Regulation; the act of putting in method; settlement.
The farther and clearer adjustment of this affair, I am constrained to adjourn to the larger treatise. Woodward's Nat. Hist.<
- The state of being put in method, or regulated.
It is a vulgar idea we have of a watch or clock, when we conceive of it as an instrument made to shew the hour: but it is a learned idea which the watch-maker has of it, who knows all the several parts of it, together with the various connexions and adjustments of each part. Watts's Logick.