acclimate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v acclimate get used to a certain climate "They never acclimatized in Egypt"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Acclimate To habituate to a climate not native; to acclimatize.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • acclimate To habituate to a foreign climate; acclimatize: more especially (of persons), to adapt to new climates: as, to acclimate settlers; to acclimate one's self.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. acclimater,; à,l. ad,) + climat, climate. See Climate

Usage

In literature:

We were new to automobiling in England, but we were fast becoming acclimated.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
In general the tribute of acclimation is not so soon paid by emigrants in Lima as in other tropical regions.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
It takes time to become acclimated to the stairs abroad.
"A Woman's Will" by Anne Warner
He never gets acclimated elsewhere; he never loses citizenship to the old Home.
"Southern Literature From 1579-1895" by Louise Manly
Emigrants most generally undergo a seasoning, or become acclimated.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
But it's tough work getting acclimated to these September breezes, I know.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
I am fully acclimated now, and have nothing to fear in future.
"Macaria" by Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
We had had time to learn the language and sort of get acclimated so we did very well there.
"Continuous Vaudeville" by Will M. Cressy
I dare say it's only getting acclimated.
"In the High Valley" by Susan Coolidge
I am acclimated to these water-side places.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
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In news:

Head start will help Busch acclimate to Furniture Row ride.
The few, proud remaining Indianapolis holdovers are getting acclimated to dozens of new teammates, a brand new coaching staff, revised playbooks and redefined roles.
Servia getting acclimated to the Lotus DRR squad (LAT photo).
With their home opener again`st the Knicks a little more than three weeks away, the Nets still have to get acclimated with their new home.
A City College program helps ex-offenders acclimate to college culture.
A herd of zebras acclimate to their new surroundings in a backstage area of Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park, Friday, September 28, 2012.
In The Dictator, Sacha Baron Cohen plays a fish out of water, acclimating himself to American culture and offending everyone in sight while he does it.
It's normal for some of the lower leaves the Tillandsias to dry out as the plant grows or acclimates to a new environment.
The NFL lockout cost last year's draft class a chance to acclimate slowly to pro football.
It has taken Gary Sheffield a little while to get acclimated to his new team and the Baltimore Orioles are the latest to pay the price for Sheffield feeling at home.
Students, teachers get acclimated with STEM.
Corey Perrine/Staff Swimmers get acclimated to the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, Sept 2, 2012 in Naples, Fla.
In preparation for their transitioning to Pittsburgh Brashear High School, Langley underclassmen have been visiting the South Pittsburgh school to get acclimated.
That's why coaches throughout Super Bowl history have tried to acclimate their squads to the quirkiest, most unsettled week of their lives in various ways.
It takes that same hour for a viewer to acclimate to the movie 's higher frame rate – 48 frames per second, double the 24-frames-per-second rate of other movies .
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