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climate US English

The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period

climate US Thesaurus

the mild climate

climate cure US English

The alleviation of disease or ill health by travel to a place considered to have a beneficial climate; a journey undertaken with this intention.

climate model US English

A theoretical or mathematical model (now typically involving computer simulation) of major weather patterns, now especially as used to predict possible future climate change.

climate-proof US English

Impervious or resistant to a particular climate; weatherproof; (later also) able to withstand climate change.

climate shift US English

A relatively abrupt alteration of the climate in a particular region; (now also more widely) = climate change.

climate-beaten US English

Suffering the effects of a (tropical) climate.

climate change US English

A change in global or regional climate patterns, in particular a change apparent from the mid to late 20th century onwards and attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels

climate control US English

Another term for air conditioning.

climate science US English

The branch of science which deals with the origin, development, and alteration of regional and global weather patterns.

climate-controlled US English

(Of a car, building, enclosure, etc.) having the interior temperature, humidity, and airflow artificially controlled.

climate modeller US English

A scientist who constructs or uses climate models.

climate modelling US English

The construction or use of climate models.

climate scientist US English

An expert or specialist in climate science.

climate engineering US English

Management of the indoor microclimate; the technology involved in this.

continental climate US English

A relatively dry climate with very hot summers and very cold winters, characteristic of the central parts of Asia and North America

Mediterranean climate US English

A climate distinguished by warm, wet winters under prevailing westerly winds and calm, hot, dry summers, as is characteristic of the Mediterranean region and parts of California, Chile, South Africa, and southwestern Australia

microclimate US English

The climate of a very small or restricted area, especially when this differs from the climate of the surrounding area