acclimatize :

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  • v  get used to a certain climate
    They never acclimatized in Egypt

  • With the Olympics still a month away, competing nations are trying hard to acclimatize their stars to thin air.
  • To acclimatize new gland tissue, Professor Stone takes a quantity of the patient's blood, drains out the serum.
  • Having moved to France with his wife, he found it hard to acclimatize and struggled to get solid work.
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  • 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 ...
    Sept. 10, 2013 - EurekAlert!

  • Lewis Hamilton in CNN
    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...
  • Sepp Blatter in International Herald Tribune
    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.
  • Ryan Smyth in International Herald Tribune
    It was so hot on our bench, you couldn't acclimatize,Smyth said. "You'd go from really cold to really hot."

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