microclimate

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mi·cro·cli·mate

 (mī′krō-klī′mĭt)
n.
The climate of a small, specific place within an area as contrasted with the climate of the entire area.

mi′cro·cli·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk) adj.
mi′cro·cli′ma·to·log′ic (-mə-tə-lŏj′ĭk), mi′cro·cli′ma·to·log′i·cal adj.
mi′cro·cli′ma·tol′o·gy (-tŏl′ə-jē) n.

microclimate

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌklaɪmɪt)
n
1. (Environmental Science) the atmospheric conditions affecting an individual or a small group of organisms, esp when they differ from the climate of the rest of the community
2. (Environmental Science) the entire environment of an individual or small group of organisms
microclimatic adj
ˌmicrocliˈmatically adv

mi·cro·cli·mate

(mī′krō-klī′mĭt)
The climate of a small, specific place within a larger area. An area as small as a yard or park can have several different microclimates depending on how much sunlight, shade, or exposure to the wind there is at a particular spot.
Translations
mikroilmasto

microclimate

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌklaɪmɪt] Nmicroclima m
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