(ˈklaɪməˌtaɪz) or


vb (intr)
another word for acclimatize
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(ˈklaɪ məˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
1. to acclimate to a new environment.
2. to prepare or modify (a building, etc.) for use or comfort in a specific climate.
cli`ma•ti•za′tion, n.
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"We had the animals for a couple of weeks before we told the public to allow them to climatize before the children met them.
For variable costs, water costs were added, obtained by the mean flow rate of the six sprinklers, multiplied by the flow time to climatize the entire herd during the afternoon milking.
Also, no systematic effect on the objectively measured performance was observed, indicating that temperature drifts, with the rates of change and within the starting and ending temperatures as used in the current study, may be used as a practical means to reduce the consumption of energy to climatize buildings.
One advantage of this type of radiator installation, Cameron pointed out, is that costs can be reduced because it is unnecessary to climatize the radiator enclosure.
In order to climatize the indoor space, the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and radiation systems are usually considered.