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acclimatize


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acclimatize  \Ac*cli"ma*tize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Acclimatized};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Acclimatizing}.] 
  To  inure  or  habituate  to  a  climate  different  from  that  which 
  is  natural;  to  adapt  to  the  peculiarities  of  a  foreign  or 
  strange  climate;  said  of  man,  the  inferior  animals,  or 
  plants. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acclimatize 
  v  :  get  used  to  a  certain  climate;  "They  never  acclimatized  in 
  Egypt"  [syn:  {acclimate}] 




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