- 1Acclimate: they acclimatized themselves before ascending EverestMore example sentences
- Prior to the 1996 Olympic Games, the Belarus team acclimatized themselves to the time zone by training in Roswell, Georgia.
- The refined aesthete Barry Humphries has acclimatized himself to English society, but the monsters he gestates rampage on his behalf and terrorize the toffs.
- To inculcate middle-class values and conduct into the rural poor and to acclimatize them to urban life, rules and expectations seems to take about that long once you get serious about it.
- 1.1 Biology Respond physiologically or behaviorally to changes in a complex of environmental factors. Compare with acclimate.More example sentences
- This guard cell response to CO 2 acclimatizes to the environmental conditions on the transfer of plants between the two environments.
- B. napus inflorescences were unable to acclimatize to the increased temperatures as seed production was inhibited throughout the HTS periods, regardless of the duration of the stress.
- Several new studies point to evidence that some organisms with limited capacities to acclimatize to thermal or hydric change may be limited in their ability to survive future climate changes.
- 1.2 [with object] Botany & Horticulture Harden off (a plant).More example sentences
- Both exotic and indigenous species were acclimatised, and specialised sections, such as rosaries, ferneries, borders, and cactus gardens, developed.
- Six-week-old plants were acclimatized in the greenhouse.
- In addition, the potted seedlings were acclimatized to a glasshouse conditions through gradual decrease of the humidity to 80%.
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- The second day would be acclimatisation and orientation.
- Day one would be set aside for reporting at the base camp, and on the second day participants will have a session on acclimatisation and orientation.
- For the Himalayan expedition, trekkers would have to spend a day for acclimatisation and orientation.
mid 19th century: from French acclimater 'acclimatize' + -ize.