acclimatize to or be/become acclimatized to


acclimatize to or be/become acclimatized to
become accustomed to a new climate or new conditions.

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  • acclimatize — or acclimatise verb 1》 (often acclimatize to or be/become acclimatized to) become accustomed to a new climate or new conditions. 2》 Biology respond to changes in environmental factors. 3》 Botany & Horticulture harden off (a plant). Derivatives… …   English new terms dictionary

  • acclimatize — ac·cli·ma·tize or Brit ac·cli·ma·tise ə klī mə .tīz vb, tized or Brit tised; tiz·ing or Brit tis·ing vt to adapt to a new temperature, altitude, climate, environment, or situation vi to become acclimatized ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion or Brit… …   Medical dictionary

  • acclimatize — v. (also ise) 1 tr. accustom to a new climate or to new conditions. 2 intr. become acclimatized. Derivatives: acclimatization n. Etymology: F acclimater: see ACCLIMATE …   Useful english dictionary

  • acclimatize — [[t]əkla͟ɪmətaɪz[/t]] acclimatizes, acclimatizing, acclimatized V ERG When you acclimatize or are acclimatized to a new situation, place, or climate, you become used to it. [FORMAL] [V to n] The athletes are acclimatising to the heat by staying… …   English dictionary

  • acclimatize — UK [əˈklaɪmətaɪz] / US [əˈklaɪməˌtaɪz] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms acclimatize : present tense I/you/we/they acclimatize he/she/it acclimatizes present participle acclimatizing past tense acclimatized past participle acclimatized to …   English dictionary

  • acclimatize — also ise BrE also acclimate, AmE verb (I, T) to become used to a new place, situation or type of weather, or to make someone become used to it: get acclimatized: It usually takes a while to get acclimatized to living in a new place.… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • acclimatization — ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion (ə klī mə tĭ zāʹshən) n. The physiological adaptation of an animal or plant to changes in climate or environment, such as light, temperature, or altitude. * * * Any of numerous gradual, long term responses of an individual… …   Universalium

  • Asia Minor — • The peninsular mass that the Asiatic continent projects westward of an imaginary line running from the Gulf of Alexandretta (Issus) on the Mediterranean to the vicinity of Trebizond (Trapezus) on the Black Sea Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • harden — 1 Harden, solidify, indurate, petrify, cake are comparable when they mean to make or to become physically hard or solid. Harden usually expresses an opposition to soften and therefore may be as often used of the process as of the effect. The term …   New Dictionary of Synonyms