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- n. Alternative spelling of acclimatization.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See acclimatization, etc.
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- n. adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)
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A very important kind of variation is that constitutional change termed acclimatisation, which enables any organism to become gradually adapted to a different climate from the parent stock.
"acclimatisation" before drinking either whisky or vodka the following night.
Consequently, very little was offered in the way of language courses or cultural acclimatisation by the German government.
You should aim to spend a minimum of four days (and preferably over a week) at over 3,000m to give yourself the best possible acclimatisation.
It is hard work and tough on the knees due to lots of stone steps but the real problem is acclimatisation.
She was less than amused when I asked if it was an acclimatisation visit!
However, the lavatory issue had already raised its ugly head when an acclimatisation trip to South America culminated in the infamous Bogotá bidet incident in which England's captain, Bobby Moore, was accused of leaving something unseemly in the "footbath" at the Hotel Tequendama.
Twenty four years later, as part of his acclimatisation preparations for the Everest ascent, Scott and his NASA team approached the mountain via the classic Everest Base Camp Trek route.
North Korea, playing in their second ever World Cup finals, have been invited to Zimbabwe for acclimatisation by the president, Robert Mugabe, and are due to land on 25 May.
(27 May 1948, in Eleftherotipia, 22 January 1986) 60Maria Beikou's reports indicate that the role of deputy political commissar was indeed crucial to the acclimatisation of women to the hardships of war, and to maintaining an enthusiastic attitude and a sense of collective purpose.