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acclimate

(ăk′lə-māt′, ə-klī′mĭt)
tr. & intr.v. accli·mated, accli·mating, accli·mates
To accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or situation; adapt.

acclimate

[əklī′mit, ak′limāt]
Etymology: L, ad, toward; Gk, klima, region
to adjust physiologically to a different climate or environment or to changes in altitude or temperature. Also acclimatize [əklī′mətīz′] . acclimation, acclimatization, n.

acclimation

(ak?li-ma'shon) [Fr. acclimater, acclimate]
The act of becoming adapted and adjusted to a new or unfamiliar environment.
Synonym: acclimatizationacclimate (ak'li-mat?)
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For instance, the percentage of time spent hiding was often greater than 80% but dropped to less than 60% in two particular larval batches when larvae were acclimated at 20[degrees]C and exposed to 10[degrees]C.
In this study, we describe thermal responses in rates of particle clearance and oxygen consumption in both acclimated and nonacclimated C.
Finally, Beall investigated differences in breathing between highlanders and acclimated lowlanders.
Especially interesting are her stories of the boarding schools, those problematical institutions that tore at the fabric of Indian life and acclimated them to the white world.
After athletes are acclimated they sweat more and need more fluids to stay hydrated.
Once acclimated, you lose less sodium in your sweat, there is an increase in the volume of sweat you produce and the rate at which you sweat, and you start sweating at a lower core temperature.
They connected the box to a netted enclosure so that the birds could become acclimated prior to release.
GTSI management continues to believe that it has the ability to increase margin, as has been done over the past few quarters, and improve productivity as employees become acclimated to the ERP system.
The Ice Station also has a 6-and-under Tiny Tike program, where players get acclimated to skating in full gear but do not play in competitive situations.
The scientists looked for the presence of antibodies to HTLV-III, a putative cause of AIDS, and found it in 50 to 75 samples checked, suggesting, they say, "that the virus detected may have been a predecessor of HTLV-III or HTLV-III itself but existing in a population acclimated to its presence.
The transition can be a challenge for students coming from the United States as they must learn a new culture as well as get themselves acclimated to a new and rigorous program of study," said Keller, who added that after the first semester, students will utilize the private housing market on the island.
The NASCAR Technical Institute was a good experience for Bradley, one that did a great job of getting him acclimated to the NASCAR environment," said Doug Yates, head engine builder for RYR's Engine Department.