acclimate acclimate  /ˈæ klə ˌmeɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) get used to a certain climate

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Usage(s):

  1. As the only science teacher at the Washington State School for the Blind, Roth is continually designing innovative technological lab programs to acclimate students to the outside world.
  2. While going up mountains we need to be careful to acclimate ourselves to the rarefied atmosphere or else pulmonary edema
  3. The tiger cubs born in captivity need to be looked after and acclimated before being let off in the wild.

News

  • The Sports Doctor/Hydration in summertime sports

    When participating in any sport in the summer, it is extremely important to maintain proper fluid levels. It's not the heat of the summer that is the enemy, but rather the inability to acclimate our bodies to the heat and hot sun.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Fairfield Citizen

Quotes

  1. "Bill and Scott have shown that they can assemble players, especially veteran players, who can acclimate to our culture," club owner Robert Kraft told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. "If people don't adjust to our standards,...
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Robert Kraft Source: Forbes

  2. "He has a great sense of humor. He certainly has great recognition for the challenge that's ahead," Boras said. "Having played baseball in foreign countries myself, his ability to acclimate so quickly and to be so comfortable here is rather...
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: Scott Boras Source: SI.com

  3. "It's not bad to have one off day to organize yourself a little bit and acclimate yourself, relax a little bit," said Cubs manager Lou Piniella, whose team is off Thursday. "Two -- there's nothing you can do about it, especially when you're...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Lou Piniella Source: SportingNews.com

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