acclimatisation


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Noun1.acclimatisation - adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)acclimatisation - adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)
adaption, adaptation, adjustment - the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
Translations
تَأقْلُم
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acclimatize,

acclimatise

(əˈklaimətaiz) verb
to make or become accustomed to a new climate, new surroundings etc. It took him several months to become acclimatized to the heat.
acˌclimatiˈzation, acˌclimatiˈsation noun
References in classic literature ?
Effects of external conditions -- Use and disuse, combined with natural selection; organs of flight and of vision -- Acclimatisation -- Correlation of growth -- Compensation and economy of growth -- False correlations -- Multiple, rudimentary, and lowly organised structures variable -- Parts developed in an unusual manner are highly variable: specific characters more variable than generic: secondary sexual characters variable -- Species of the same genus vary in an analogous manner -- Reversions to long lost characters -- Summary.
As it is extremely common for species of the same genus to inhabit very hot and very cold countries, and as I believe that all the species of the same genus have descended from a single parent, if this view be correct, acclimatisation must be readily effected during long-continued descent.
How much of the acclimatisation of species to any peculiar climate is due to mere habit, and how much to the natural selection of varieties having different innate constitutions, and how much to both means combined, is a very obscure question.
Very high altitude is defined as being above 3 500 m, where simple physiological compensation is no longer sufficient to maintain oxygenation, and gradual acclimatisation is required.
Aquaculture and salmonid acclimatisation in Victoria drew upon and adapted European and American precedents to reflect local circumstances and priorities.
The investment will provide additional support to 18 sporting bodies in the areas of acclimatisation camps, familiarisation and preparation tours, training camps and competition costs.
ENGLAND selector Mick Newell is courting controversy by offering an Aussie some pre-Ashes acclimatisation next summer with Nottinghamshire.
One of her short films, named Acclimatisation, features Lisa herself.
He had no health card and had violated acclimatisation rules with rapid ascent of 12,000 feet within some hours," Dr Meraj- ud- Din, medical officer at the Baltal base camp, said.
One suggestion that Kotze has to combat this issue is to introduce an acclimatisation period for construction workers, similar to what the Chamber of Mines in South Africa has introduced for the workers in their mines.
Seven days before the Group D opener against Italy in Manaus, the Sun Life Stadium encounter was the final act of a week-long acclimatisation camp before heading to Brazil.
The two-week trip in July will see Catherine Phillips, 17, from Warkworth, Northumberland, and Josh Truman, 17, from Ellington, Northumberland, stay in the tropical forest and undergo survival and acclimatisation training, as well as taking part in a jungle exercise.