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  • verb Present participle of acclimatize.

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Examples

  • That move wasn't easy, and settling in and acclimatizing took a while.

    Length of time LIVING in Mexico

  • All climbers attached themselves to a fixed rope to prevent sliding down the face to certain death in event of a fall. camp 3 is positioned about 2/3rds of the way up the face and serves as the last camp for acclimatizing to the altitude before going for the summit.

    Mt. Everest

  • The common wisdom regarding the acclimatizing of Oriental Jewish youth to their new country was that they should discard the Oriental culture, which the establishment considered backward, and ascend to a higher cultural level by adopting the characteristics of the Sabra and the more advanced Western culture.

    David Shasha: What Israel Means to Me

  • And those words - says Rowan Williams - tell him what he is secretly and slowly acclimatizing himself to.

    The Archbishop on Understanding Prayer

  • The first order of business in Ladakh is acclimatizing.

    Himalayan Mountain High

  • What's really frustrating is during the time when they should be higher on the mountain and acclimatizing -- because that's the key to success on Everest is to be -- have your body adapted to those high elevations when the weather window comes.

    CNN Transcript Apr 30, 2008

  • These have pushed several teenagers to contacted several diseases, which HIV/AIDS have recorded largest amount of numbers than others due to their acclimatizing effort to be sexy freak in time, to get their body sexy and engage at tender age wearing those super flux crazy wears.

    fashion crazy

  • When asked if this approach causes culture clashes, King says, "Our culture is acclimatizing to them, rather than the other way around."

    Empty Title

  • Ardan wished to convey a number of animals of different sorts, not indeed a pair of every known species, as he could not see the necessity of acclimatizing serpents, tigers, alligators, or any other noxious beasts in the moon.

    From the Earth to the Moon

  • Now he and Ahmed are spending a few days acclimatizing in London before they go to Rohampton Hospital and Ali begins the next crucial phase of his treatment, where he'll have his artificial limbs fitted, and learn to use them.

    CNN Transcript Aug 8, 2003

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