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Definition of the verb acclimate

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verb - inflections: acclimated | acclimating | acclimates

  1. get used to a certain climate

Alternative definition of the verb acclimate


  1. [transitive, chiefly US] To habituate to a climate not native; to acclimatize.


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Google previewPhospholipases in Plant Signaling (2014)

by Xuemin Wang

Whether this reflects truly “signaling” or is already part of the plant's response to acclimate is a matter of discussion. Nonetheless, cell-specific or stress/developmentally induced gene expression is a way to control PLC activity indirectly.

Google previewCrabb's English Synonymes (1917)

by George Crabb

Acclimate means to become accustomed to the climate of a new country. It may also be used figuratively in an extended sense to mean ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

Acclimate is the slightly older form, being first recorded from 1792, and acclimatize from 1836. In the OEC data they occur more or less equally (if one lumps the uncommon -ise spelling in with acclimatize). In most countries acclimatize is the ...

Google previewLEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook (2015)

by Sam Kubba

Acclimate is a fire sensor with an onboard microprocessor with advanced software that makes adjustments to reduce false alarms.

Google previewGenes for Plant Abiotic Stress (2009)

by Matthew A. Jenks, Andrew J. Wood

The ability to cold acclimate is a quantitative trait involving a large number of genes. In fact, several studies have indicated that cold acclimation is associated with massive reprogramming of gene expression. Through transcriptome profiling by ...

Google previewClinical Medical Assisting: A Professional, Field Smart Approach to the Workplace (2008)

by Michelle Heller, Lynette M Veach

The term acclimate means to become accustomed to a new environment or situation. Of course, you will want to start by reading the office policy and procedure manuals. The information found in these manuals can save you many questions ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

acclimutm, acclimate, ac- (L. ad, to) + climat, climate; of. Pg. acclimar acclimate, (' a0- + clima, climate: see climate. To habituate to a foreign climate; acclimatize: more especially (of persons), to adapt to new climates: as, to arr-limale settlers; ...

Google previewTo the Point: A Dictionary of Concise Writing (2014)

by Robert Hartwell Fiske

acclimatize acclimate. • Perhaps your company has recently hired several Nigerian accountants, and you want to help them successfully acclimatize to your corporate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration (2010)

by Wang, Victor C. X.

Orientation: A program of specialized inperson activities that a higher education institution organizes to orient, acclimate, socialize, and welcome new college students to campus that usually occurs before the first week of classes begin during ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acclimatize (acclimate; harden). 1: to adapt to a new environment.

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acclimate. 1: acclimatize. 2a: inure, accustom, harden. 2b: adapt. acclimation. 1: a normal phenotypic ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Temperate Tree Fruit (2003)

by Suman Singha, Tara Baugher

Typically, acclimation is a relatively slow process — it may take days to weeks of slowly changing environmental conditions for a tissue or organ to acclimate to an environmental extreme. Rapid changes can still cause damage. The loss of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style (2000)

by Bryan A. Garner

"Now, coach Dave Wannstedt says, it is apparent that it will take more time for Hughes to acclimate himself to the backfield" (Chicago Trib.). (A possible revision : Now, coach Dave Wannstedt says, Hughes will need more time to acclimate ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1879)

A New and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

[ACCLIMATE.] Acclimatisation (q.v.). ". . . the meani of arfllmrition and culture." — * .- Encyci. of Agriculture. ac cli ma tt sa tion, ac cli ma tl tion, [ACCLIMATIZE.] 1. The process of inuring a human being, one of the inferior animals, or a plant, to a ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

[AccLIMATE.] “The native inhabitants and acclimated Europeans enjoy a state of health the most perfect.”—Crawford: Commixture of Races. täc-cli'-mate-mênt, s. Acclimatization. äc-cli'-mat-Ing, pr. par. [AccLIMATE.] täc-cli-mă -tion, s.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

acclimate (a-kli'māt), v. t.;

acclimar, acclimate, « ac-+ clima, climate: See climatej To habituate to a foreign climate; acclimatize: more ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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