acclimatize acclimatize

Definition(s):

  • (v) get used to a certain climate

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Having moved to France with his wife, he found it hard to acclimatize and struggled to get solid work.
  2. With the Olympics still a month away, competing nations are trying hard to acclimatize their stars to thin air.
  3. To acclimatize new gland tissue, Professor Stone takes a quantity of the patient's blood, drains out the serum.

News

  • Kids reduce stress in goat herds

    ( University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna ) The introduction of young dairy goats into an existing herd is stressful for all animals involved. Rank fights and aggressive behavior can further result in injury. Researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine have found conditions under which young goats can acclimatize into new herds in a relatively low-stress manner. It seems that ...
    on September 10, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "Essentially we must not acclimatize to the local time, which is totally different to how we normally operate," explained championship leader Lewis Hamilton, of McLaren. "Our training programs ensure that over a race weekend we are at peak...
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: CNN

  2. "There will be no international competitions above 2,750 meters without appropriate time given for players to acclimatize themselves," FIFA president Sepp Blatter said at a press conference.
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Sepp Blatter Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It was so hot on our bench, you couldn't acclimatize," Smyth said. "You'd go from really cold to really hot."
    on Dec 29, 2007 By: Ryan Smyth Source: International Herald Tribune

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