Adjective "acclimatised" definition and examples

(Acclimatised may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈklʌɪmətʌɪz/

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Definitions and examples

verb

Become accustomed to a new climate or new conditions; adjust.
  1. 'The refined aesthete Barry Humphries has acclimatized himself to English society, but the monsters he gestates rampage on his behalf and terrorize the toffs.'
  2. 'The timing of these tours of Zimbabwe and South Africa could not have been more opportune and is an ideal chance to get acclimatized to the conditions.'
  3. 'In the opening stages the marines of 45 did well, completing their objectives and acclimatising to the local conditions.'
  4. 'The painting, which dates from 1896, was placed in storage for 24 hours after it arrived from the National Gallery in London on Monday to acclimatise to the freezing conditions which have swept across the region.'
  5. 'There appeared little for Yorkshire to fear, however, as Lehmann acclimatised to English conditions with two sixes and two fours but when he went the collapse left Yorkshire ruing their errors.'
  6. 'As the temperatures reached 42C in Sydney last week, the brave boys were going through their drills plastered in sun-block and sporting sun-hats as they tried to acclimatise to the conditions.'
  7. 'Carlow skipper Rory Sheriff will have little difficulty in acclimatising having been in the Shannon second row with Mick Galwey when they won the AIL title.'
  8. 'While many of the athletes would be housed at the Olympic Village, the National Sports Centre at Crystal Palace or the proposed Arena could be used as sites to help competing teams acclimatise to British conditions.'
  9. 'Getting acclimatized to life in Glasgow was tough at first; even after all these years away he still gets lonely and homesick.'
  10. 'Although troops need to be acclimatized for any kind of mountainous terrain, the duration depends on the altitude at which the unit must operate.'
  11. 'I did not acclimatise properly to the local conditions before the competition.'
  12. 'Having finished second and fourth in the first two races, she soon acclimatised to the cooler conditions of England by beating Lizzie Vickers by four points overall.'
  13. 'Cara might have been new to their world, but she was fairly good at acclimatizing herself.'
  14. 'That is why they will spend twelve days there acclimatising to the difficult conditions.'
  15. 'Arriving in Tibet in late August, Koch and Chin acclimatized by climbing and skiing Changzheng, Everest's 24,890-foot neighbor.'
  16. 'After a three-day, porter-assisted trek to the 9,000-foot base camp, you'll spend a day acclimatizing, and then launch a 4 a.m. assault on the craggy granite peak.'
  17. 'We're taking another day here just to make sure we're acclimatized.'
  18. 'The soldiers, who had not been acclimatized or equipped to fight in the mountains, suffered heavy casualties because of frostbite, edema, and other high-altitude-induced illnesses.'
  19. 'She felt like she was acclimatizing, so to speak, to the life of a rock star.'
  20. 'That may suit an English team stronger in the one day game, giving them time to acclimatise to conditions and pitches.'
  21. 'Differences between baseline and follow-up measurements could be, in part, due to the fact that the patients may have acclimatized to the conditions surrounding the test during the follow-up visits.'
  22. 'Several new studies point to evidence that some organisms with limited capacities to acclimatize to thermal or hydric change may be limited in their ability to survive future climate changes.'
  23. 'This guard cell response to CO 2 acclimatizes to the environmental conditions on the transfer of plants between the two environments.'
  24. 'In addition, the potted seedlings were acclimatized to a glasshouse conditions through gradual decrease of the humidity to 80%.'
  25. 'Rooted plants with three or four fully expanded leaves were transferred to a peat substratum and acclimatized in a glasshouse.'

More definitions

1. to acclimate.

More examples(as adjective)

"pairs can be acclimatised to wilds."

"investors can be acclimatised to yields."

"people can be acclimatised."

"pairs can be acclimatised."

"investors can be acclimatised."

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Origin

(acclimatize)Mid 19th century: from French acclimater ‘acclimatize’ + -ize.