Acclimatization - definition, transcription

Amer.  |əˌklaɪmətaɪˈzeɪʃən|
Brit.  |əˌklaɪmətaɪˈzeɪʃən|

noun

- adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment) (syn: acclimation, acclimatisation)

Examples

The mountain climbers spent a few days acclimatizing themselves to the high altitude.

...had lived through several northern winters before she fully acclimatized her wardrobe...

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