Definition of bioclimatic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbīōklīˈmadik/


Relating to the interrelation of climate and the activities and distribution of living organisms.
Example sentences
  • The extent of predation on nests of bee-eaters is particularly significant in light of bioclimatic models that predict a rapidly increasing distribution of cane toads in Australia.
  • In awarding him the 1999 Auguste Perret Prize, the International Union of Architects said, ‘Ken Yeang pioneered the application of bioclimatic principles to the highrise building as a new genre of the skyscraper typology.’
  • In much of the North American literature, ‘polar desert’ refers to a vegetation type rather than a bioclimatic zone, i.e., to barren areas.

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Syllabification: bi·o·cli·mat·ic

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