acclimatization


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ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion

 (ə-klī′mə-tĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The physiological adaptation of an organism to changes in climate or environment, such as light, temperature, or altitude.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acclimatization - adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)acclimatization - 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)

acclimatization

noun adaptation, accommodation, adjustment, naturalization, acculturation, habituation, familiarization, acclimation, inurement Acclimatization to higher altitudes may take several weeks.

acclimatization

noun
Adjustment to a changing environment:
Biology: adaptation.
Translations
aklimatizace
akklimatiseringtilpasningtilvænning
aklimatizacija
akklimatizálódásakklimatizálás
aîlögun aî nÿjum aîstæîum
adapte olmauyum sağlama

acclimatization

[əˌklaɪmətaɪˈzeɪʃən] acclimation (US) [ˌæklaɪˈmeɪʃən] Naclimatación f

acclimatization

[əˌklaɪmətaɪˈzeɪʃən] acclimatisation (British) naccoutumance f

acclimatization

, (US) acclimation
nAkklimatisierung f (→ to an +acc), → Akklimatisation f (→ to an +acc); (to new surroundings etc also) → Gewöhnung f (→ to an +acc)

acclimatization

[əˌklaɪmətaɪˈzeɪʃn] ac£cli£ma£tion [ˌæklaɪˈmeɪʃn] (Am) nacclimatazione f

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

ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion

, acclimation
n. aclimatación.
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I want to continue climbing because I saw that when you do not make big breaks, your body is accustomed to harassment , "said Boyan Petrov, expressing the hope that acclimatization would not be a problem to him, given the recent ascension of Gasterburn II.
Our findings supported the heat safety policies of the GHSA in which a preseason acclimatization plan was created where practice sessions on the first five days of training can last no longer than two hours and equipment other than football helmets is prohibited.
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However, plantlets produced from in vitro cultures have to switch from heterotrophy to autotrophy and possess abnormal anatomical and physiological characteristics, such as under developed leaf cuticle and lower stomatal density, which necessitates acclimatization in order for them to cope with edaphoclimatic conditions (BARBOZA et al.
Although multicity studies showed some evidence of possible adaptation or acclimatization to the local climate--hotter cities often did not experience as much of an increase in heat-related mortality over cooler cities as might have been expected from the difference in temperature (Curriero et al.
The base camp is also serving as acclimatization camp as the climbers do trekking daily to get familiar with the conditions, he added.
The climate and vegetation in North Kazakhstan differ from Canada's; therefore, at the first stage, it is important to study acclimatization of imported purebred animals and at the second stage, adaptation of animals of own reproduction, that is, those that are born and bred in the natural biotope of Akmolinsk region of Kazakhstan.
One intervention that has helped stabilize these decreases in performance under pressure is acclimatization (also known as self-consciousness, or simulation training).
After in vitro propagation, different systems are used in plantlet acclimatization (Deb and Imchen, 2010), a critical micropropagation phase which represents a limiting factor for its success (Chandra et al.
The week-long training covered customer relations, positive thinking, shunning negativism, learning time management techniques, arrangement of work priorities, initiative, accountability, workload and pressure in the workplace, success and acclimatization, self-confidence, cooperation and team work.
Osborne, 'A Collaborative Dimension of the European Empires: Australian and French Acclimatization Societies and Intercolonial Scientific Co-Operation', in S.