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acclimation

 [ak″lĭ-ma´shun]
physiological or psychological adjustment to a new environment.

ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion

(ă-klī'mă-ti-zā'shŭn),
Physiologic adjustment of a person to a different climate, especially to a change in environmental temperature or geographic elevation.
Synonym(s): acclimation

acclimation

/ac·cli·ma·tion/ (ak″lĭ-ma´shun) the process of becoming accustomed to a new environment.

acclimation

(ăk′lə-mā′shən)
n.
1. The process of acclimating or of becoming acclimated.
2. Acclimatization.

acclimation

see ACCLIMATIZATION.

acclimation

artificial approximation to natural acclimatization, to either heat or altitude, achieved by exposure in a thermal or hypobaric chamber for several hours a day, typically for 2-3 weeks before going to the challenging new environment.

acclimation

the process of becoming accustomed to a new environment.
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During the meeting, Rashad bin Mohammed al-Zubair was nominated by acclimation as a Chairman of the Board of the Association, which is currently being restructured to play a pioneering role in promoting ties of friendship and supporting the Sultanate's relations with the Federal Republic of Germany in the economic, trade, cultural fields and other areas Sayyid Tariq expressed his hope to speeding up the formation of the Association's Board during the upcoming period due to the importance of its role in strengthening the cultural, social and scientific communication between the two friendly countries and peoples, in addition to the advantage of the local private sector as it will benefit from the German experience in various spheres.
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