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acclimatization

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The physiological adaptation of an animal or plant to changes in climate or environment, such as light, temperature, or altitude.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of acclimatizing, or state of being acclimatized; the modification of physical constitution which enables a race or an individual to live in health in a foreign climate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of acclimatizing; the process of inuring to a new climate, or the state of being so inured.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of acclimatizing; the process of inuring to a new climate, or the state of being so inured.
  • noun biology The climatic adaptation of an organism that has been moved to a new environment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)

Etymologies

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acclimatize +‎ -ation

Examples

  • One of the most subtle is that which in human geography is called acclimatization, "accommodation to new climatic conditions."

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • I rested in bed till dinner and kept myself hydrated which is very important in aiding acclimatization, which is what i have been doing all trek.

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  • I rested in bed till dinner and kept myself hydrated which is very important in aiding acclimatization, which is what i have been doing all trek.

    TravelPod.com TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at TravelPod.com

  • As I descended into the shadowy depths of the general Googlesphere, I found articles on the acclimatization of zebrafish and milk production in dairy cows.

    Martin Marks: In Soft Water

  • As I descended into the shadowy depths of the general Googlesphere, I found articles on the acclimatization of zebrafish and milk production in dairy cows.

    Martin Marks: In Soft Water

  • While the behavior of a fearful dog can often be significantly ameliorated by careful training and acclimatization, on other occasions – and sometimes, despite your best efforts – a dog will remain fearful to the end of his days.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Howard Gambit

  • At altitude, the human body adjusts to taking more frequent, deeper breaths in a process called ventilatory acclimatization.

    Re-Entering New York's Atmosphere

  • As I descended into the shadowy depths of the general Googlesphere, I found articles on the acclimatization of zebrafish and milk production in dairy cows.

    Martin Marks: In Soft Water

  • Keith is resting as I write this as it's late in the evening in Nepal but he should have reached Gorak Shep today, a frozen lake bed covered with sand that sits at 5,164m or approximately 17,000 vertical feet and is the final acclimatization stop before he reaches Everest base camp on Monday.

    NASA Watch: April 2009 Archives

  • I've never really looked closely at data on acclimatization in the living room (or kitchen), preferring the traditional method.

    What Lack Of Oxygen Does To Typing Skills - NASA Watch

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