Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms.
Related to acclimated: insinuating, beguile


 (ăk′lə-māt′, ə-klī′mĭt)
tr. & intr.v. ac·cli·mat·ed, ac·cli·mat·ing, ac·cli·mates
To accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or situation; adapt. See Synonyms at harden.

[French acclimater : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + climat, climate (from Old French; see climate).]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


adj aclimatado; to become — aclimatarse
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
The swiftest of them, however, are those obtained from the whites while sufficiently young to become acclimated and inured to the rough service of the mountains.
Acclimated by years of confinement in the zoological gardens, they were fitted to resume in England the wild existence for which nature had intended them, and once free, had evidently bred prolifically, in marked contrast to the captive exotics of twentieth century Pan-America, which had gradually become fewer until extinction occurred some time during the twenty-first century.
This gentleman he had cordially received into his family, or rather under his protection, and they had journeyed together, thus far through the prairies, in perfect harmony: Ishmael often felicitating his wife on the possession of a companion, who would be so serviceable in their new abode, wherever it might chance to be, until the family were thoroughly "acclimated." The pursuits of the naturalist frequently led him, however, for days at a time, from the direct line of the route of the squatter, who rarely seemed to have any other guide than the sun.
In a little while we'll be acclimated and acquainted, and all will be well.
There are some intervals which border the strain of the wood thrush, to which I would migrate--wild lands where no settler has squatted; to which, methinks, I am already acclimated.
Finally, Beall investigated differences in breathing between highlanders and acclimated lowlanders.
Toxolasma texasensis acclimated to an artificial pondwater (PW) maintained a concentration of [SO.sub.4] in the blood of about 1-2 mmol [l.sup.-1].
Your facial expressions always look like questions to me - questions no one can answer since you are a questionable person.) And since our bodies are no longer readily acclimated to reading and the small acts that occur during the process of reading - flipping back one or two chapters to find the line that resonates, and so on - less and less do we even bother with what are generally described as 'long, slow works,' since the time and attention books demand detracts from the less arduous ways we prefer to waste our time."
A comparison between a cold-tolerant and a cola-sensitive cultivar of alfalfa acclimated to low temperature (2 [degrees] C) under environmentally controlled conditions showed the occurrence of marked changes in the population of transcripts in crowns (Castonguay et al., 1993).
Similar loan system has been acclimated in Bishkek, Osh and Kara-Balta.
Australian bush rats were brought into captivity and acclimated to either a cold environment-12 degree C-or a warm environment-22 degree C.
Groups of animals were acclimated to 12 different temperature-salinity combinations: aquaria were maintained at 12[degrees], 20[degrees], or 27[degrees]C, and at each temperature separate aquaria contained either aquarium water (AW, water from our main holding tank), or water of a higher salinity (1.75, 3.5, or 7.0 ppt).