Definitions for acclimation

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•cli•mateˈæk ləˌmeɪt, əˈklaɪ mɪt(v.t.; v.i.)-mat•ed, -mat•ing.

  1. to accustom or become accustomed to a new climate or environment.

Origin of acclimate:

1785–95; < F acclimater. See ac -, climate

ac`cli•ma′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acclimatization, acclimatisation, acclimation(noun)

    adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)

Wiktionary

  1. acclimation(Noun)

    The process of becoming, or the state of being, acclimated, or habituated to a new climate; acclimatization.

  2. acclimation(Noun)

    The adaptation of an organism to its natural climatic environment.

  3. Origin: * First attested in 1826.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acclimation(noun)

    the process of becoming, or the state of being, acclimated, or habituated to a new climate; acclimatization

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